"Over the past day, 23,032 COVID-19 cases were confirmed across 85 Russian regions, including 2,129 cases (9.3%) without clinical symptoms," the center said, adding that the rate of increase fell to 0.37%.
Moscow has the highest number of new cases with 2,623 daily infections, down from 2,629 the day before. The Russian capital was followed by the Moscow region with 1,973 cases, down from 2,161, and St. Petersburg with 1,923 cases, down from 1,929. The response center reported 779 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, up from 727 the day before, raising the country's total death toll to 155,380.
In the same 24 hours, 20,116 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals across the country, up from 16,200 the day before, bringing the total to 5,526,950.