Russia has already reached 990,326 Covid-19 infections and 17,093 related deaths. In the past 24 hours, there were 4,980 cases or 68 deaths, according to the national operations center for fighting the spread of the virus this Sunday.
According to estimates by the official Russian news agency Sputnik, the accumulated number of positive cases of coronavirus corresponds to an increase of 0.5 percent compared to the previous day.
In Moscow, 695 new cases were discovered in one day, bringing the total number of people infected in the capital to 261,733, which is 26.4 percent of infections across the country.
A total of 2,599 patients have been discharged since the previous report was published, bringing 806,982 patients nationwide to health.