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9 August,

Russia’s COVID-19 cases top 700,000

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Russia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases rose by 6,562, reaching 700,792, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday, reports citing Vestnik Kavkaza.

Over the past 13 days the new daily cases did not surpass 7,000, according to the report. In the past two days the daily growth rate did not exceed 0.9%.

The number of patients who are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus declined to 217,614.

In the past 24 hours, some 621 cases were recorded in Moscow, 295 in St. Petersburg, 268 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region, 263 in the Sverdlovsk Region and 240 in the Irkutsk Region.

The lowest growth rate in the past day was recorded in Sevastopol, Moscow, the Moscow Region, the Magadan Region, the Kaliningrad Region and North Ossetia.

Russia’s coronavirus recoveries grew by 8,631 in the past 24 hours, reaching 472,511, TASS reported.

Russia’s death toll from the coronavirus grew by 173 in the past day to 10,667. 

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