MOSCOW, November 5. /TASS/. Russia’s COVID-19 cases surged by 40,735 to 8,714,595, the anti-coronavirus crisis center stated on Friday.
For the third day in a row, the daily COVID-19 incidence surpassed 40,000 cases. In relative terms, this figure increased by 0,47% in the past 24 hours.
In particular, over the past day, some 3,363 cases of infection were detected in St. Petersburg, 2,835 COVID-19 cases were registered in the Moscow Region, 1,610 - in the Samara Region, 798 - in the Voronezh Region and 792 - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Currently, as many as 964,177 patients are receiving treatment in Russian hospitals.
Recoveries and fatalities
The number of those recovered from COVID-19 in Russia climbed by 28,605 to 7,505,971. The share of the COVID-19 recoveries decreased to 86,1% of those infected, the crisis center noted.
In particular, in the past 24 hours, some 3,107 people were discharged from hospitals in the Moscow Region, 1,640 COVID-19 recoveries were disclosed in St. Petersburg, 968 - in the Samara Region, 862 - in the Sakha Republic, 782 - in Crimea.
The number of the COVID-19 fatalities in Russia rose by 1,192 versus 1,195 a day earlier, bringing the total death toll to 244,447.
The conditional mortality (the final one can be determined only after the end of the pandemic) surged to 2,81%, the crisis center noted.
In particular, over the past 24 hours, some 89 deaths due to COVID-19 were recorded in St. Petersburg, 55 fatalities were registered in the Moscow Region, 45 mortalities were confirmed in the Krasnodar Region and 41 deaths - in the Perm Region.