Russia confirmed 17,594 COVID-19 cases over the past day, bringing the total caseload to 5,368,513, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.
In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.33%.
Moscow confirmed 6,534 daily COVID-19 cases. The Moscow Region recorded 2,323 coronavirus cases over the past day, a new high since the start of the pandemic. Some 1,092 COVID-19 cases were registered in St. Petersburg, 291 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region 255 in the Republic of Buryatia, 210 in the Republic of Crimea and 209 in the Voronezh Region.
Currently, 335,508 people are ill in Russia.
Russia has documented 548 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours compared to 546 the day before, the highest daily death toll since February 11.
Since the start of the pandemic, 130,895 patients have died from COVID-19 in Russia. The preliminary lethality rate stands at 2.44%.
In the past 24 hours, 93 patients died in St. Petersburg, 22 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 22 in Buryatia, 16 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 15 in the Krasnodar Region.
Russia has documented 12,660 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest figure since March 13.
In total, 4,902,110 people have recovered in Russia. The share of those recovered has dropped to 91.3% of the total case count.
In the past 24 hours, 1,850 patients recovered in St. Petersburg, 204 in the Voronezh Region, 174 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 137 in the Transbaikal Region, 132 in the Omsk Region.