MOSCOW, December 23. /TASS/. Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 27,250 in the past day and the total case tally reached 2,933,753, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday.
The growth rate in cases dropped to 0.9% for the first time since October 8.
The lowest growth rates were registered in the past 24 hours in the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0.2%), the Republics of Altai, Tuva and the Nenets Autonomous Region (0.4%).
Moscow confirmed 5,652 new coronavirus cases in the past day. Some 3,749 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in St. Petersburg, 1,540 in the Moscow Region, 498 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 416 in the Pskov Region and 402 in the Sverdlovsk Region.
Currently, 537,325 people are ill in Russia.