Confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia grew by an all-time high of 40,993 in the past day to 8,513,790, the federal anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Sunday.
The coronavirus growth rate equaled 0.48%, it said.
In particular, 3,597 new coronavirus cases were registered in the past day in St. Petersburg, 2,737 in the Moscow Region, 1,458 in the Samara Region, 799 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region and 793 in the Voronezh Region, the latest figures show.
The number of patients undergoing medical treatment from the novel coronavirus increased to 916,713, the crisis center informed.
Confirmed monthly coronavirus cases in Russia topped a million in October for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to TASS estimates based on the anti-coronavirus crisis center’s data released on Sunday.
On October 1-31, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported 1,002,764 infections or 69.4% more on the previous month and 127% higher compared to October 2020.
Coronavirus recoveries in Russia grew by 27,115 in the past 24 hours to 7,358,539, the crisis center reported.
The share of patients discharged from hospitals upon their recovery dropped to 86.4% of all infections, it said.
Coronavirus fatalities in Russia grew by 1,158 in the past day compared to 1,160 a day before to 238,538, the crisis center reported.
The mortality rate remained at 2.8%, it said.
Coronavirus cases in Moscow increased by 7,603 in the past day compared to 7,267 a day before to 1,817,391, the crisis center reported.
The coronavirus growth rate in the Russian capital equaled 0.42%, the latest data show.
Ninety-four coronavirus patients died in Moscow in the past day compared to ninety-seven a day before, bringing fatalities to 31,342 in the Russian capital (1.72% of all infections), the crisis center reported.