Russia’s COVID-19 cases surge by almost 20,100 — crisis center
30 March 2022

Russia’s COVID-19 cases surge by almost 20,100 — crisis center

MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 20,145 over the past day to 17,823,648, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Wednesday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.11%. As many as 4,299 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 12.8% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients decreased in 52 regions, while in 31 regions the figure increased. The situation remained unchanged in two regions. A day earlier, 4,932 people were rushed to hospitals. Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surged by 1,165 over the past day versus 708 cases a day earlier, reaching 2,738,666, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. St. Petersburg’s COVID-19 cases increased by 1,084 over the past day versus 980 a day earlier, reaching 1,499,353. COVID-19 recoveries Russia’s COVID-19 recoveries rose by 51,085 over the past day, reaching 16,788,291, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday. The share of patients discharged from hospitals has risen to 94.2% of the total number of those infected. A day earlier some 47,229 patients recovered. COVID-19 death toll Russia’s COVID-19 death toll surged by 352 over the past day to 368,377, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday. A day earlier 339 COVID-19 deaths were registered. The average mortality rate remained at 2.07%, according to the crisis center. Read more