Russia has registered 12,505 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the highest indicator since February 22. The total number of infections has reached 5,180,454 cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Friday.
According to the crisis center, the relative increase of new infections is at the level of 0.24%.
The lowest daily growth rates were seen in the Republic of Tuva (0.04%), the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, North Ossetia-Alania, Kabardino-Balkaria (0.05% each).
In the past 24-hour period, 863 new cases were uncovered in St. Petersburg, along with 837 new infections in the Moscow Region. Also, during this timeframe, 177 new cases were discovered in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 158 new infections in the Rostov Region, and 153 cases were detected in the Voronezh Region.
All in all, at present, 272,597 patients are still undergoing treatment in Russia.