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Russia tops 975,000 cases after adding 4,700 more on the last day

August 27, 2020

Russia has already exceeded 975,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, after another 4,700 more cases occurred on the last day, the operations center reported on Thursday against the spread of the virus.

In the last 24 hours in particular, there have been 4,711 new cases, including 1,114 asymptomatic – 23.6 percent – for a total of 975,576 infected infections. The new infections are still mainly concentrated in Moscow and its province as well as Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in the country.

Regarding the deceased, authorities recorded an additional 112 deaths on the last day, bringing the balance of deaths from the new coronavirus to 16,804.

Russia tops 975,000 cases after adding 4,700 more on the last dayRussia tops 975,000 cases after adding 4,700 more on the last day

In addition, according to the latest report from the agency cited by the Sputnik agency, another 6,411 people were discharged last day, which corresponds to a number of 792,561 cured patients. So far, more than 35.4 million tests have been carried out in Russia, with around 295,000 on the last day.

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