Moscow, May 13: The total number of Covid-19 cases registered in Russia since the start of the pandemic has reached 242,271 as 10,028 more cases surfaced during the past 24 hours, the national Corona virus response center said on Wednesday. Sputnik quoted the response center declaring that Moscow registered less than 5,000 daily cases for the first time sinceMay 1.
Moscow city, which usually accounts for the largest share of the country's daily increase, registered 4,703 new cases while 962 cases were recorded in the Moscow region and 435 in St. Petersburg.
The response centre confirmed that the country's death toll now stands at 2,212 as 96 more deaths occurred during the past 24 hours. Up till now 48,003 people have recovered from the disease in Russia as 4,491 patients made a recovery during the past 24 hours. (UNI)