Overall number of fatalities exceeds 5,400 in Moscow

# 08:52
6 October 2020

Thirty-one more coronavirus patients died in Moscow during the past day, with the overall number of fatalities exceeding 5,400, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday, APA reports quoting TASS.

"Thirty-one coronavirus-positive patients diagnosed with pneumonia have died in Moscow," it said, adding the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in Moscow has reached 5,401.

The center once again warned that in case of any symptoms of a respiratory disease it is necessary to stay home, call a doctor and not indulge in self-treatment.

Moscow tops the list of Russian regions in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases and the morbidity is now demonstrating upwards tendencies. As of October 5, Moscow has reported 307,477 coronavirus cases, with 3,537 of them being confirmed during the past day. As many as 253,944 patients have recovered.