Russia reports over 6,100 new coronavirus cases in the past day

# 14:20
20 September 2020

 Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 6,148 in the past day, a record high since July 18, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Sunday, APA reports citing TASS.

According to its data, the daily growth rate rose to 0.6% and the total caseload reached 1,103,399.

Some 860 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Moscow, 214 in St. Petersburg, 188 in the Moscow Region, 178 in the Rostov Region and 165 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.

The lowest growth rates were registered in the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0%), the Smolensk Region and the Chechen Republic (0.2%), Moscow, the Moscow Region, the Tula Region, Tatarstan and the Nenets Autonomous Region (0.3%).

Currently, some 174,624 people are undergoing treatment for the coronavirus in Russia.