Russia reported 8 248 new coronavirus cases, 193 patients died in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement.
“Over the past day, 8,248 confirmed Covid-19 cases were reported in 82 regions of Russia, including 2,950 active asymptomatic cases,” the headquarters said.
The information has been published on a special website created by the Russian government in connection with coronavirus.
Russia has registered 545,458 coronavirus cases, 7,284 deaths, and 294,306 recoveries. The number of active cases currently stands at 243,868.
The country has the world’s third highest number of Covid-19 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.