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Coronavirus cases in Russia rise by 3,388 over past day

The number of registered coronavirus infection cases has risen to 24,490

MOSCOW, April 15. /TASS/. Russia’s coronavirus case count has grown by 3,388 over the past day to 24,490 in 84 regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Wednesday.

The Altai Republic is the only Russian region, which has not been affected by the deadly virus. A total of 1,986 people have recovered from the disease and 198 people have died.

"The number of registered coronavirus infection cases has risen to 24,490 (+16.1%) in 84 regions in Russia. Some 292 people have been discharged after recovering over the past day and 1,986 over the entire period. Over the past 24 hours, 28 coronavirus patients have died. The total death toll in Russia has reached 198," the crisis center reported.

Moscow has confirmed 1,774 new coronavirus cases, bringing the official count in the capital to 14,776. New cases of the disease have been recorded in 64 other regions, including in the Moscow Region (272), the Murmansk Region (137), St. Petersburg (130), the Leningrad Region (108), the Komi Republic (97), the Ingushetia Republic (56) and the Smolensk Region (51).

Over the past day, 292 people have been discharged from hospitals, including 189 of them in Moscow, 17 in St. Petersburg, eight in the Krasnodar and Kaliningrad Regions.

According to the crisis center, new deaths have been confirmed in Moscow (11), the Dagestan Republic (3), the Moscow Region (2), the Republics of Bashkortostan (2), Kalmykia (2) and the Pskov Region (2). One death was recorded in St. Petersburg, Buryatia, the Penza, Tyumen, Belgorod and Astrakhan Regions.