MOSCOW, August 23. /TASS/. Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 19,454 to 6,766,541 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday. The number of new daily cases dropped below 20,000 for the first time since June 23.
According to data from the crisis center, the coronavirus growth rate was 0.29%.
In particular, 1,187 cases were reported in the Moscow region in the past day, 526 in the Sverdlovsk region, 485 in the Rostov region, 478 in the Perm region and 464 in the Voronezh region.
There are currently 554,854 active coronavirus cases in Russia.
Moscow daily cases
The number of coronavirus infections in Moscow has increased by 1,458 over the past 24 hours compared to 1,661 the day before, bringing the total count to 1,556,282.
According to the crisis center, the relative increase of new infections is at 0.1%.
The number of fatalities in the capital over the past 24 hours has increased by 53 with the total of 27,031 (1.74% of those infected).
Local hospitals have discharged 2,006 patients over the past 24 hours bringing the number of those who have fully recovered to 1,429,919 individuals. Currently 99,332 patients are still undergoing treatment in Moscow.
The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Russia went up by 776 in the past 24 hours compared to 762 on the previous day, bringing the total to 176,820.
The provisional death rate stands at 2.61%.
In particular, 34 fatalities were recorded in the Krasnodar Region, followed by the Sverdlovsk Region (29), the Perm Region (29), the Nizhny Novgorod Region (27) and the Rostov Region (27).
Russia’s coronavirus recoveries rose by 15,401 to 6,034,867 in the past 24 hours.
According to data from the crisis center, 89.2% of coronavirus patients have recovered in Russia.
In particular, 1,468 recoveries were reported in the Moscow region in the past day, 534 in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 459 in the Krasnoyarsk region, 441 in the Sverdlovsk region and 345 in the Khakassia region.