Russia registers 11,656 COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours

# 11:38
11 May 2020

Russia has registered 11,656 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours (11,012 yesterday), with the total count now reaching 221,344, the national coronavirus response center said on Monday, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.

"Over the past 24 hours, 11,656 COVID-19 cases have been registered in 84 regions. Of these, 5,417 (or 46.5 percent) have been detected actively, with people showing no clinical symptoms," the center said in a statement.

This brings the total tally to 221,344 (+5.6 percent) in 85 regions across Russia.

Of all the new cases, 6,169 have been registered in Moscow, 1,079 in Moscow region and 307 in St. Petersburg (compared to yesterday's 5,551, 1,133 an 414, respectively)

The country's COVID-19 death toll has increased by 94 (88 yesterday) to 2,009.

As many as 5,495 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the past 24 hours (2,390 yesterday) in Russia, bringing the total number of cured people to 39,801.