MOSCOW, May 2. /TASS/. The situation with COVID-19 in Russia remains tense, with more than 300,000 infected people under supervision, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told Vesti program on Rossiya-1 TV channel on Sunday.
"The situation with coronavirus still remains tense. More than 300,000 patients remain under supervision," Murashko said.
The minister also noted that the May holidays were extended in the country to stop the infection spread.
To date, 4,823,255 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 4,443,922 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 110,862 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.