Russia registers 5,762 coronavirus cases, 144 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ
MOSCOW. Sept 17 (Interfax) - Russia registered 5,762 new coronavirus cases and 144 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, the operative headquarters said in a statement on Thursday.
"Over the past day, 5,762 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 83 regions of Russia, including 1,351 active asymptomatic cases (23.5%)," the headquarters said.
By now, Russia has seen a total of 1,085,281 coronavirus cases (+0.5%) in 85 regions, including 19,061 deaths and 895,868 recoveries (among them 5,754 patients discharged in the past 24 hours).
Moscow reported 730 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths, and 1,323 recoveries over the past day.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, Russia performed over 41.7 million coronavirus tests by Thursday morning, including 324,000 over the past day. As many as 230,069 people remain under medical observation.