MOSCOW:- Russia reports 21,571 new cases of Covid-19, and 799 related deaths in the past 24 hours,officials said.
Officials said that over the past day, 21,571 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85 regions of Russia, including 1,740 asymptomatic cases identified proactively (8.1%)," the headquarters said.
The daily coronavirus mortality reached 799, which is the highest number since the beginning of August. The same number of deaths was reported on July 16. In the past 24 hours, the largest death toll of 58 was reported from Moscow, which however saw the lowest daily mortality since the beginning of June. There were 43 deaths in St. Petersburg, and 34 in the Krasnodar Territory. Meanwhile, 20,067 patients have been discharged from hospitals upon recovery across the country.
According to the headquarters, Moscow reported 2,076 new cases of Covid-19 and 3,222 recoveries on Wednesday.