Russia reports 24,318 fresh Covid cases

Russia has reported 24,318 new coronavirus cases, the country’s Covid-19 response centre said.

Russia’s cumulative number of coronavirus cases has mounted to 2,039,926, including 35,311 deaths and 1,551,414 recoveries, the centre said in a statement.

Moscow reported most of the new cases with 6,902 infections, reaching a cumulative case count of 539,970, the centre said.

So far, more than 71.2 million tests have been conducted in the country, Xinhua reported.