Russia has registered 36,339 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours with the total number of infections reaching 8,131,164 cases. This is a new record high since the beginning of the pandemic, according to data of the anti-coronavirus crisis center published on Thursday, Trend reports with reference to TASS.
According to the crisis center, the relative increase of new infections is at the level of 0.45%.
In the past 24-hour period, 3,280 new cases were uncovered in St. Petersburg, along with 2,318 new infections in the Moscow Region. Also, during this timeframe, 937 new cases were discovered in the Samara Region, 737 cases - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, and 709 cases were detected in the Voronezh Region.
All in all, at present, 812,168 patients are still undergoing treatment in Russia.