MOSCOW, January 23. /TASS/. The number of coronavirus cases in Russia per day increased by 20,921, which is a record low since November 11, the federal operational headquarters to combat coronavirus on Saturday.
In relative terms, the increase in the number of cases was less than 0.6%.
In total, 3,698,273 people have been infected in the country since the beginning of the pandemic - slightly more than 2.5% of the population.
The lowest growth rates were recorded per day in the Tyva Republic (0.1%), Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Moscow, Altai Republic, Magadan Region (0.3% each).
In particular, 3,056 coronavirus cases were detected per day in St. Petersburg, 1,121 - in the Moscow region, 487 - in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 390 - in the Sverdlovsk region, 389 - in the Rostov region.
Currently 519,987 people are undergoing treatment in Russia.
The number of deaths due to coronavirus in Russia rose by 559 over day against 580 a day earlier. A total of 68,971 patients died from coronavirus.
The conditional mortality of the disease (the final one can be determined only after the end of the pandemic) remained at the level of 1.86%, the headquarters said.
In particular, 73 deaths were registered in St. Petersburg per day, in the Moscow region - 39, in the Rostov region - 29, in the Krasnoyarsk Territory - 25, in the Krasnodar Region - 21.
The number of Russians who recovered from coronavirus increased by 27,779 per day. A total of 3,109,315 people have already recovered.
The share of patients who were discharged, according to the headquarters, increased to 84.1% of the total number of cases. For five days, the number of recovered exceeds the number of new cases.
In particular, 4,205 people were discharged in St. Petersburg, 1,246 in the Moscow region, 478 in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 418 in the Voronezh region, and 402 in the Chelyabinsk region.
The number of new coronavirus cases in Moscow amounted to 2,668 over the past day. In total, 910,057 cases have been identified in the capital since the beginning of the pandemic.
The increase in new cases, according to the headquarters, was 0.3%. A day earlier, 3,037 cases were identified.
The number of deaths due to coronavirus in Moscow increased by 64 per day. In total, 12,895 patients have died in the capital since the beginning of the pandemic. A day earlier, the city recorded 72 deaths due to COVID-19.
Meanwhile, 5,933 people have recovered over the past day in Moscow, 769,433 - since the beginning of the pandemic. At the moment, 127,729 people are undergoing treatment in the capital, the headquarters said.