3 Apr 2020 10:41

Over 4,000 persons contract Covid-19 in Russia, 601 new cases identified in past 24 hours - HQ

MOSCOW. April 3 (Interfax) - The Covid-19 sickness rate in Russia grew by 601 cases to 4,149 in the past 24 hours, the operative headquarters for the coronavirus response said in a statement on Friday.

"In the past 24 hours, 601 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 32 regions of Russia," the statement said.

There are 448 new cases in Moscow, 34 in the Moscow region, and 17 in the Krasnodar Territory.

"As of this moment, 4,140 coronavirus cases have been recorded in 78 constituent territories of the Russian Federation," the statement said.