Russia’s Covid-19 cases exceed 760,000
Russia registered 6,234 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 765,437, the country’s coronavirus response centre said in a statement on Saturday.
The country’s death toll has surged by 124 to 12,247, while 546,863 people have recovered, including 7,490 in the last 24 hours, the statement added, Xinhua reported.
Moscow, the country’s worst-hit region, reported 578 new confirmed cases, taking its tally of infections to 232,954.
On Friday, 273,822 people were still under medical observation, while over 24.6 million tests have been conducted across the country, Russia’s consumer rights and human well-being watchdog said on Saturday in a separate statement.