All news

Russia's COVID-19 cases grow by 5,529 in 24 hours

The daily growth rate has not exceeded 0.5% for a month

MOSCOW, September 15. /TASS/. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia grew by 5,529 in the past 24 hours, this is the maximum number since July 27, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday.

According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate has not exceeded 0.5% for a month, while the total number of infected people has reached 1,073,849.

The lowest daily growth rates were recorded in the Nenets autonomous district (0%), the Smolensk region (0.1%), the Moscow region, Karelia and Chechnya (0.2% each).

Another 206 COVID-19 cases were recorded in St. Petersburg, 165 in the Rostov region, 151 in the Moscow region, 139 in the Nizhny Novgorod region and 134 in the Stavropol region.

A total of 170,759 people currently continue treatment in Russia.