Russia has registered 20,582 new COVID-19 cases, its highest daily increase on record, bringing the cumulative total to 1,733,440, the federal response centre said Friday, APA reports citing Sputnik.
Russia also registered the highest daily uptick in the number of people who have recovered: 16,955. In the same period, 378 deaths were registered across the country.
Moscow has been consistently reporting the highest daily increase in infections among all regions. On Friday, it registered 6,253 new cases. St. Petersburg reported 1,171 new cases, and the Moscow region reported 605.