Ten more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day

# 02:11
22 August 2020

Ten more coronavirus patients died in Moscow during the past day, with the overall number of fatalities exceeding 4,700, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Friday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Ten coronavirus-positive patients diagnosed with pneumonia have died in Moscow," it said, adding the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in Moscow has reached 4,720.

The coronavirus situation in Moscow, which was the most serious in Russia, has visibly stabilized. By today, Moscow has reported more than 255,800 confirmed coronavirus cases. More than 202,700 patients have recovered. A campaign of voluntary testing for coronavirus antibodies is underway in the capital city.

To date, 946,976 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 761,330 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 16,189 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.