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Russia tops 950,000 infections after registering nearly 5,000 more cases in the past few hours

August 22, 2020

The Russian Center Against the Spread of the Coronavirus has recorded 4,921 new positives and 121 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in Russia to over 950,000.

In total, the country has registered 951,897 infections and the total number of deaths is already 16,310. Most of the new positives were found in the Russian capital (687), Saint Petersburg (183), and Moscow Province (161).

According to the national consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor, the laboratories have so far carried out 34.1 million tests for Covid-19, of which around 316,000 on the last day.

Russia tops 950,000 infections after registering nearly 5,000 more cases in the past few hoursRussia tops 950,000 infections after registering nearly 5,000 more cases in the past few hours

A total of 220,288 people in Russia are still being observed as suspected cases.

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