The number of confirmed cases of infection with the coronavirus in Russia increased by 40,993 per day to 8,513,790. This is a new high since the beginning of the pandemic, according to data released Sunday by the operational headquarters for the fight against the disease.
In relative terms, the increase in the number of those infected was 0.48%.
In particular, during the day there were detected
3,597 cases in St. Petersburg,
2,737 in the Moscow region,
1,458 in Samara Oblast,
799 - in Nizhny Novgorod region,
793 in Voronezh Oblast.
The number of so-called active cases, that is, patients undergoing treatment at the moment, increased to 916,713, according to the staff report.
Number of cures and deaths
The number of Russians cured after the coronavirus increased by 27,115 overnight, to 7,358,539. The proportion of patients discharged, according to the headquarters data, fell to 86.4% of the total number of those infected.
More specifically, 2,574 patients were discharged during the day in Moscow region, 1,884 in St. Petersburg, 906 in the Republic of Crimea, 905 in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and 795 in Samara region.
The number of fatalities due to coronavirus in Russia increased by 1,158 per day compared to 1,160 a day earlier, to 238,538. The presumptive mortality rate (the final figure will be determined only after the epidemic is over) remained at 2.8%, according to the headquarters data.
Specifically, there were 82 fatal cases a day in St. Petersburg, 43 in the Moscow Region, 41 each in the Nizhny Novgorod Region and the Krasnodar Territory, and 36 in the Stavropol Territory.
Situation with coronavirus in Moscow
The number of people infected with coronavirus infection in Moscow increased by 7,603 per day against 7,267 a day earlier, to 1,817,391.
In relative terms, the increase in the number of cases was 0.42%.
The number of fatal coronavirus cases in Moscow increased by 94 per day against 97 a day earlier. A total of 31,342 people (1.72% of all those infected) have died in the city, according to the headquarters.
The number of people who recovered from the previous day rose by 5,050, to 1,593,747. Now in the capital, according to the headquarters, 192,302 people are still being treated.