Russia’s coronavirus cases grow by 10,699 over past day

  08 May 2020    Read: 615
Russia’s coronavirus cases grow by 10,699 over past day

Russia has confirmed 10,699 new COVID-19 cases over the past day, taking the total case tally to 187,859 in all regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday, reports citing TASS.

Some 26,608 people have recovered and 1,723 patients have died of the coronavirus.

According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate stood at 6%, becoming the lowest figure since the outbreak of the virus. The number of recoveries per day has risen by 11.8%.

A total of 5,232 new patients (48.9%) have not shown any symptoms of the disease.

Moscow has confirmed 5,846 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number in the capital to 98,522. The daily growth rate dropped to 6.3% from 7.8% on Thursday. Another 918 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in the Moscow Region, where the total number has reached 18,350, rising 5.27%. New COVID-19 cases have been also confirmed in 81 regions, including 375 in St. Petersburg, 276 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 155 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 99 in the Krasnodar Region and 96 in Dagestan.

Over the past day, 2,805 people have been discharged in 70 regions, including 1,032 in Moscow, 117 in Dagestan, 72 in Bashkiria and 67 in the Rostov Region.

A total of 98 people have died over the past day, including 51 in Moscow, 19 in the Moscow Region, five in the Bryansk Region, four in St. Petersburg and Rostov Region, two in the Kursk and Omsk Regions and Mordovia. One fatality has been recorded in the Tula, Leningrad, Orenburg, Kemerovo, Tomsk Regions, Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia and Udmurtia.

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