In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.52%.
As many as 9,295 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 5.6% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients declined in 51 regions, while in 32 other regions the figure increased. The situation remained unchanged in two regions. A day earlier, 9,849 people were rushed to hospitals.
Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surged by 2,060 over the past day versus 2,463 a day earlier, reaching 2,709,040, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. St. Petersburg’s COVID-19 cases increased by 3,481 over the past day versus 3,422 a day earlier, reaching 1,456,195.