Russia’s COVID-19 cases surge by almost 15,300, a new low since June 17 — crisis center
04 April 2022

Russia’s COVID-19 cases surge by almost 15,300, a new low since June 17 — crisis center

MOSCOW, April 4. /TASS/. Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 15,291 over the past day to 17,912,157, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday. In absolute terms, the growth rate was the lowest since June 17, 2021. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.09%. As many as 1,571 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 20.7% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients decreased in 55 regions, while in 26 regions the figure increased. The situation remained unchanged in four regions. A day earlier, 1,981 people were rushed to hospitals. Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surged by 698 over the past day versus 835 cases a day earlier, reaching 2,743,361, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. St. Petersburg’s COVID-19 cases increased by 759 over the past day versus 764 a day earlier, reaching 1,503,682. Patients' deaths Russia’s COVID-19 death toll surged by 287 over the past day to 369,064, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday. A day earlier 304 COVID-19 deaths were registered. The average mortality rate remained at 2.07%, according to the crisis center. Patients' recoveries Russia’s COVID-19 recoveries rose by 32,850 over the past day, reaching 16,997,877, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday. The share of patients discharged from hospitals has risen to 94.9% of the total number of those infected. A day earlier some 35,695 patients recovered. Read more