Moscow, Apr 20 : Russia has registered 4,268 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 47,121, the national coronavirus response response center said on Monday.
"Over the past 24 hours, 4,268 COVID-19 cases have been registered in 76 regions. Of these, 1,935 have been detected actively as those who have been in contact with infected people," the center said in a statement to Sputnik, adding that Russia has so far confirmed 47,121 COVID-19 cases in 85 regions. Of all the new cases, 2,026 have been registered in Moscow, 578 in Moscow region and 113 in Nizhny Novgorod region. As many as 115 patients have recovered over the given period, bringing the total number of cured people to 3,446. More than 2 million tests for the novel coronavirus have been carried out in Russia, the country’s sanitary watchdog, the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing said on Monday.
"The Russian Federation has conducted more than 2 mln tests for the coronavirus. Some 135,000 people remain under medical supervision," the watchdog said. Over the past day, 103,000 tests for the coronavirus have been carried out. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation. (UNI)