Russia’s coronavirus case tally rises by 8,915 in past day
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  • 12:37 26 May 2020

Russia’s coronavirus case tally rises by 8,915 in past day

Russia has registered 8,915 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours (8,946 yesterday), bringing the total count to 362,342, the national coronavirus response centre said on Tuesday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

"Over the past 24 hours, 8,915 COVID-19 cases have been registered in 83 regions. Of these, 3,668 (or 41.1 percent) have been detected with people showing no clinical symptoms", the centre said in a statement.

This brings the total tally to 362,342 (+2.5 percent) in 85 regions across Russia.

Of the new cases, 2,830 were registered in Moscow, 817 in the Moscow Region, and 363 in St. Petersburg (compared to yesterday's 2,560, 831, and 374, respectively).

The country's COVID-19 death toll has increased by 174 (92 yesterday) to 3,807.

The daily increase in COVID-19 recoveries hit a record, as 12,331 patients have recovered in Russia over the past 24 hours (5,499 yesterday). The total number of cured people has grown to 131,129.

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