About six thousand new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Russia per day
Over the past day, 5,966 new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Russia in 83 regions of the country, 66 patients died, 682 people recovered. The total number of patients with coronavirus in Russia exceeded 74 thousand people.
It is reported by Interfax according to the operational headquarters.
In Moscow, 2612 new cases of COVID-19 infection were detected per day. In total in the capital, there are 39.5 thousand people infected with coronavirus.
In the Moscow region, 605 diagnoses were confirmed, in St. Petersburg - 215, in the Murmansk region - 193.
The total number of infected in the country reached 74 588 people, and the daily growth rate of diseases was 8.7%. In total, 681 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 have died since the start of the pandemic in Russia.
Reported death of two doctors who treated patients with coronavirus. According to RIA Novosti, in the Stavropol Territory, a physician died who provided assistance to patients with coronavirus infection. A little earlier, the death of a doctor, Sergei Beloshitsky, who worked at the Elizabethan Hospital in St. Petersburg and became infected with the coronavirus, while working with patients infected with COVID-19, was reported.
The night before, it was reported that in the city hospital No. 1 of the city of Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Region, 36 employees fell ill with coronavirus immediately. Massive coronavirus infections in hospitals occurred in many Russian regions - in Komi and Bashkiria, the Ulyanovsk Region.
On Saturday, April 25, it became known that the head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov was hospitalized with bilateral pneumonia, which was caused by coronavirus, RIA Novosti reported .
According to the latest data, more than 2.8 million people are infected with the coronavirus worldwide, more than 190 thousand have died.