Coronavirus death toll in Russia grows by 22 to 170 over past 24 hours - operative response HQ
MOSCOW. April 14 (Interfax) - Twenty-two patients diagnosed with the new coronavirus infection have died in Russia, including 13 in Moscow alone, over the past 24 hours, the coronavirus operative response headquarters reported on Tuesday morning.
"Twenty-two patients with coronavirus have died over the past 24 hours," it said.
Thirteen of these deaths have been recorded in Moscow, five in the Moscow region, two in Bashkortostan, and one in the Vladimir and Voronezh regions each.
"A total of 170 people [with coronavirus] have died in Russia over the entire period" of the coronavirus pandemic, it said.
More than 2,700 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in Russia over the past 24 hours (+15%), including nearly 1,500 new cases in Moscow, the headquarter said.
"A total of 2,774 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection have been confirmed in 51 regions of Russia in the past 24 hours," it said.
As many as 1,489 new cases have been recorded in Moscow, which currently has 13,002 Covid-19 cases, it said. Another 460 new coronavirus cases have been identified in the Moscow region, 121 in St. Petersburg, and 97 in Komi.
"In all, Russia currently has 21,102 (+15.1%) cases of the coronavirus infection in 82 regions," it said.
Over 220 people have been discharged from hospital in Russia after recovering from the new coronavirus infection (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of such people nearly to 1,700, the headquarters said.
"As many as 224 people have been discharged from hospital after recovery over the past 24 hours. A total of 1,694 people have been discharged from hospital after recovery [from Covid-19] over the entire period" of the pandemic, it said.