The rate of new infections with the Coronavirus in Russia decreased for the fourth consecutive day, with health authorities monitoring about 26.5 thousand new cases of the epidemic during the past 24 hours.
The special operations room to combat the spread of the coronavirus in Russia confirmed today, Wednesday, in its daily report, that there were 26,513 new infections recorded (compared to 27,002 on Tuesday, 27,787 injuries on Monday, 28,284 injuries on Sunday and 29,258 injuries on Saturday), which represents the lowest toll since December 16 when it was recorded. 26,509 infections.
The new infections are distributed among all the 85 regions of Russia, led by the capital, Moscow (5105 injuries) and the second largest city in the country, Saint Petersburg (3764 injuries), and 15% of new patients did not show symptoms of infection.
The death toll from the “Covid-19” disease caused by Corona during the past 24 hours increased by 599 deaths, compared to 562 deaths the previous day, while 29,235 patients were cured.
The total number of coronavirus infections recorded in Russia since the start of the pandemic has become three million and 131,550 confirmed cases, including 56,426 deaths, 549,706 active cases, two million and 525,418 recoveries.
The agency “TASS” indicated that the indicator of the high number of HIV infections in the country did not exceed 0.9% for the second day in a row, the lowest rate since late July.
To date, more than 90.2 million laboratory tests have been performed in the country to diagnose cases of corona (395 thousand of them during the last 24 hours), and more than 663 thousand people are still under medical supervision.
The decline in the daily infection index of Corona in Russia comes against the background of the continuation of the free vaccination campaign against the coronavirus that was launched in the country earlier this month.