Russia confirms new high of over 34,300 COVID-19 daily cases

  18 October 2021    Read: 180
Russia confirms new high of over 34,300 COVID-19 daily cases

Russia’s COVID-19 cases climbed by 34,325 in the past 24 hours, which is an all-time high since the start of the pandemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday.

The country’s total coronavirus case tally has surpassed 8 mln since the onset of the pandemic, reaching 8,027,012 cases.

In relative terms, the COVID-19 incidence increased by 0,43% over the past day.

In particular, in the past 24 hours, some 3,097 COVID-19 cases were detected in St. Petersburg, 915 - in the Samara Region, 715 - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 676 - in the Voronezh Region and 660 - in Bashkortostan.

The number of so-called active cases, the patients who are receiving treatment, increased to 785,647, according to the crisis center. 


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