Russia confirmed 11,699 COVID-19 cases over the past day, a new high since February 24, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday.
Since the start of the pandemic in the country the total case tally hit 5,167,949. The number of cases grew by 0.23% in relative terms.
The lowest growth rates were registered over the past day in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, the Tuva Republic, the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania (0.05%), the Republic of Adygea, the Chechen Republic (0.06%), the Magadan Region and the Kamchatka Region (0.07%).
Some 859 COVID-19 cases were registered in St. Petersburg, 801 in the Moscow Region, 172 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 156 in the Rostov Region and 149 in the Voronezh Region.
Currently, 270,676 people are undergoing treatment in Russia.