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61 more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day

To date, 1,531,224 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia

MOSCOW, October 26. /TASS/. Sixty-one more coronavirus patients died in Moscow during the past day, with the overall number of fatalities exceeding 6,500, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday.

"Sixty-one coronavirus-positive patients diagnosed with pneumonia have died in Moscow," it said, adding the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in Moscow has reached 6,503.

The center once again warned that in case of any symptoms of a respiratory disease it is necessary to stay home, call a doctor and not indulge in self-treatment.

Moscow tops the list of Russian regions in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases and the morbidity is now demonstrating upwards tendencies. As of today, Moscow has reported more than 401,000 and more than 293,200 recoveries.

To date, 1,531,224 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 1,146,096 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 26,269 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.