29 more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day — crisis center

29 more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day — crisis center
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  • calendar-gray 15 July 2020

Twenty-nine more coronavirus patients died in Moscow during the past day, with the overall number of fatalities exceeding 4,230 the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Twenty-nine coronavirus-positive patients diagnosed with pneumonia have died in Moscow," it said, adding the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in Moscow has reached 4,234.

The coronavirus situation in Moscow, which was the most difficult in Russia, has improved visibly. The overall number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Moscow stands at 230,642, with 613 of them being registered during the past day. As many as 165,966 patients have recovered. A campaign of voluntary testing for coronavirus antibodies is underway in Moscow.

To date, 739,947 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 512,825 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 11,614 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.

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