MOSCOW, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — Russia has registered 5,241 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its total to 877,135, the country’s coronavirus response center said Friday.
Meanwhile, 119 people died in the same period, pushing its national tally to 14,725, while 7,235 patients recovered, raising the total number of recoveries to 683,592, the center said.
Moscow, the hardest-hit region in Russia, has recorded 686 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its tally of infections to 246,154, it said.
According to Russia’s public health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, as of Thursday, over 30 million tests for COVID-19 have been conducted across the country since the beginning of the epidemic, while 246,322 people were still under medical observation. Enditem