MOSCOW, June 24. /TASS/. Russia has documented 20,182 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This is the first time the country has recorded over 20,000 daily cases since January 24, the data provided by the anti-coronavirus crisis center on Thursday suggests.
The relative daily increase rate has reached 0.38%. In total, 5,388,695 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Russia since the start of the pandemic.
In the past 24 hours, 2,308 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Moscow Region, 299 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 258 in Buryatia, 223 in the Voronezh Region, 221 in Crimea.
Currently, there are 341,617 active COVID-19 cases in Russia.
Moscow daily cases
Moscow confirmed 8,598 daily COVID-19 cases compared to 6,534 infections recorded a day earlier. The relative growth rate stands at 0.66%. As many as 1,315,841 people have been infected by now.
Coronavirus fatalities grew by 92 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since the start of the pandemic. According to the crisis center, 21,778 people or 1.66% of infected individuals have died so far.
Meanwhile, another 4,057 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, with recoveries rising to 1,131,022. Currently, 163,041 people in the Russian capital are still undergoing treatment.
Russia has documented 568 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours compared to 548 the day before, the highest daily death toll since January 28.
Since the start of the pandemic, 131,463 people have died from COVID-19 in Russia. The preliminary lethality rate stands at 2.44%.
In the past 24 hours, 23 COVID-19 deaths were recorded in Buryatia, 22 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 17 each in the Krasnodar and Sverdlovsk Regions and 16 in the Moscow Region.
Russia’s coronavirus recoveries grew by 13,505 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since March 11.
As many as 4,915,615 people have recovered by now. According to the crisis center, recoveries currently stand at 91.2% of the total number of infected people.
Another 1,675 patients recovered in the Moscow Region, 292 in Yakutia, 219 in the Voronezh Region, 190 in Crimea and 189 in the Sverdlovsk Region.