MOSCOW, September 16. / TASS /. The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Russia per day amounted to 5,670, this is the maximum since July 26. This was reported to reporters on Wednesday at the operational headquarters to combat the new infection.
According to the headquarters, the daily growth of 32 days does not exceed 0.5%, the total number of infected people reached 1,079,519 people.
The smallest daily growth rates were recorded in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug (0%), in the Smolensk and Moscow regions, the Chechen Republic (0.2% each), the Nenets Autonomous District, the Chuvash Republic, the Tula and Omsk regions (0.3% each).
New 207 cases were detected in St. Petersburg, 173 in the Moscow region, 167 in the Rostov region, 165 in the Nizhny Novgorod region and 137 in the Stavropol region.
A total of 170,488 people are currently undergoing treatment in the Russian Federation.
Cured and dead
In Russia, the number of cured patients who were previously diagnosed with coronavirus increased by 5,809 per day, with a total of 890,114 people recovered. According to the headquarters, the proportion of those who recovered exceeded 82.4% of the total number of those infected.
In particular, 201 patients in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 166 in the Murmansk region, 148 in the Volgograd region, 140 in the Ulyanovsk region and 139 in the Moscow region were discharged per day.
The number of deaths due to coronavirus in Russia per day increased by 132 against 150 the day before, a total of 18,917 people died. According to the headquarters, the total number of deaths was 1.75% of all those infected in the country.
During the day, 25 patients died in St. Petersburg, six in Moscow, Ulyanovsk and Rostov regions, four in Sverdlovsk, Oryol and Omsk regions.