The number of cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Russia per day increased by 23,508 to 6,312,185, the COVID-19 operational headquarters said.
The last anti-record for the daily increase in the incidence since the beginning of January was recorded on July 9 – 25,766 people.
Over the past day, 785 people have died due to coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation.
The total death toll in the country since the start of the pandemic has reached 160,137.
The anti-death record in Russia was recorded on July 16 – 799 deaths per day – and repeated on July 24 and 29.
5,640,783 people recovered from COVID-19 in Russia, including 14,893 in the last 24 hours.
In Moscow, over the past day, 3,330 new cases of infection have been identified. The number of deaths due to coronavirus in the capital increased by 75 per day.
The coronavirus pandemic began with the detection of the first cases of pneumonia of unknown origin in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei province of central China at the end of December 2019.
On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of unknown pneumonia.
On January 30, WHO recognized the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as a public health emergency of international concern.
On February 11, 2020, the disease was named a new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
On March 11, 2020, WHO announced that the outbreak had become a pandemic.
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