Russia recorded 23,378 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 5,658,672, the Federal response center said on Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.
"Over the past day, 23,378 COVID-19 cases were confirmed across 85 Russian regions, including 2,817 cases (12.1%) without clinical symptoms," the statement said, adding that the rate of increase fell to 0.41%.
Moscow confirmed 5,498 daily infections. The Russian capital was followed by the Moscow region with 2,536 cases and St. Petersburg with 1,869 cases.
The response center reported a new record of 737 fatalities linked to the coronavirus, raising the country's death toll to 139,316.
In the same 24 hours, 18,411 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals across the country, bringing the total to 5,101,852.