MOSCOW, May 26. /TASS/. Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 4,700 over the past day to 18,310,673, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday.
In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%.
As many as 2,060 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 17.7% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients decreased in 45 regions, while in 36 regions the figure increased. The situation remained unchanged in four regions. A day earlier, 2,503 people were rushed to hospitals.
Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surged by 368 over the past day versus 370 cases a day earlier, reaching 2,769,315, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. St. Petersburg’s COVID-19 cases increased by 293 over the past day versus 326 a day earlier, reaching 1,528,152.
Russia’s COVID-19 recoveries rose by 6,455 over the past day, reaching 17,713,532, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday.
The share of patients discharged from hospitals has risen to 96.7% of the total number of those infected.
A day earlier some 6,705 patients recovered.
COVID-19 death toll
Russia’s COVID-19 death toll rose by 91 over the past day, reaching 378,700, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday.
A day earlier 93 COVID-19 deaths were registered.
The average mortality rate remained at 2.07%, according to the crisis center.