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Russia's COVID-19 cases climbed by 36,970 in last 24 hours — crisis center

Recoveries surged by 32,504 in last 24 hours

MOSCOW, November 21. /TASS/. Russia’s COVID-19 case tally surged by 36,970 in the past 24 hours to 9,331,158, the anti-coronavirus crisis center stated on Sunday.

In relative terms, the COVID-19 incidence increased by 0,4% over the past day.

In particular, in the last 24 hours, some 3,438 COVID-19 cases were detected in Moscow, as many as 2,496 cases were recorded in St. Petersburg, 1,909 cases of the infection were confirmed in the Moscow Region, 1,661 - in the Samara Region, 989 - in the Krasnodar Region, 884 cases - in Crimea.

The number of so-called active cases, patients who are receiving treatment, increased to 1,042,133, the crisis center noted.

The number of those recovered from COVID-19 in Russia surged by 32,504 in the past 24 hours to 8,024,930, the anti-coronavirus crisis center stated.

The share the COVID-19 recoveries amounted to 86% of those infected, according to the crisis center.

Russia’s COVID-19 death toll surged by 1,252 in the past 24 hours versus 1,254 the day before to 264,095, the anti-coronavirus crisis center stated.

The conditional mortality (the final one can only be determined after the end of the pandemic) remained at 2,83%, the crisis center noted.

In particular, over the past 24 hours, some 74 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded in St. Petersburg, 69 fatalities were registered in the Krasnodar Region, 64 mortalities - in the Moscow Region, 39 deaths - in the Perm Region, some 38 deaths each were confirmed in the Rostov and the Nizhny Novgorod Regions.