Sputnik Iliya Pitalev
For the fourth consecutive day, the death toll from new infections with the new Corona virus in Russia increased slightly, while the total number of epidemic cases in the country exceeded the threshold of one million and 20 thousand.
The daily death toll from the virus that causes “Covid-19” disease in the country for the second day in a row exceeded the 5,000 point, as the special operations room for combating the spread of infection in Russia announced today, Saturday, that 5,205 new infections were recorded during the past 24 hours, compared to 5,110 injuries per day. the previous.
The Chamber indicated that the new infections are distributed among 84 provinces out of the country’s 85 regions (with the exception of the Nineets Autonomous Department located in the far north of the country), pointing out that 24.2% of new patients have no symptoms of infection.
With this, the total number of corona infections recorded in Russia since the beginning of the pandemic increased by 0.5% during the last 24 hours and became 1020,310 cases, of which 164,425 were active cases (representing a decrease of 284 active cases since yesterday).
During the last day, the Russian health authorities monitored 110 new deaths caused by “Covid-19”, which raises the death toll from the epidemic in the country to 17,759 deaths.
5,379 patients recovered from the coronavirus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovering to 8,38,126 people.
To date, more than 38 million laboratory tests have been conducted to diagnose cases of “Covid-19”, of which 336 have been performed in the last 24 hours, and more than 209 thousand people are still under medical supervision.