Russia has registered 8,404 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours (8,595 yesterday), pushing the total count to 493,657, the national coronavirus response centre said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
"Over the past 24 hours, Russia has confirmed 8,404 COVID-19 cases in 83 regions, of which 2,924 (34.8 percent) have been detected people showing no clinical symptoms", the centre said in a statement.
Russia has so far recorded 493,657 COVID-19 cases in 85 regions (+1.7 percent), the centre added.
Of the new cases, 1,195 were registered in Moscow (this is the city's lowest daily increase in more than two months), 735 in the Moscow Region, and 313 in St. Petersburg (compared to yesterday's 1,572, 739, and 318, respectively).
The country's COVID-19 death toll has grown by 216 (171 yesterday) to 6,358.
As many as 10,386 COVID-19 patients have recovered across the country (11,709 yesterday), bringing the total number of cured people to 252,783.