The number of coronavirus cases in Russia increased by 37,141 over the past day to 8,168,305 total cases. This is a new record high since the beginning of the pandemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Friday, Trend reports with reference to TASS.
In relative terms, the COVID-19 incidence stood at 0,46% over the past day.
In particular, over the past day, some 3,223 COVID-19 cases were registered in St. Petersburg, 2,428 cases of the infection were recorded in the Moscow Region, 948 - in the Samara Region, 749 - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 721 - in the Voronezh Region.
The number of so-called active cases, the patients who are currently receiving treatment, surged to 822,792, the crisis center noted.