7 Apr 2020 10:48

Russia records over 1,000 new Covid-19 cases in past 24 hours, total sickness rate reaches 7,497 - HQ

MOSCOW. April 7 (Interfax) - Russia recorded 1,154 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the operative headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday.

"As many as 1,154 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 43 regions of Russia over the past day," the statement said.

There are 697 new cases in Moscow, which brings the total sickness rate in the city to 5,181.

Russia has seen 7,497 coronavirus cases in 81 regions by now.

Eighty-eight coronavirus patients were discharged from hospitals upon recovery over the past day, including 16 patients in Moscow. The total number of recovered patients stands at 494.

Eleven Covid-19 patients died over the past day, including two in Moscow. The total death toll has reached 58.