Moscow, May 24 : Russia registered 8,600 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 344,482, the national coronavirus response center said on Sunday. "Over the last 24 hours, 8,599 COVID-19 cases have been registered in 84 regions. Of these, 3,777 have been detected actively, with people showing no clinical symptoms," the center said in a statement.
This brings the total tally to 344,481 in 85 regions across Russia. Of all the new cases, 2,516 have been registered in Moscow, which is the lowest daily increase in cases since the end of April; 862 in the Moscow Region; and 384 in St. Petersburg. The country's COVID-19 death toll has increased by 153 to 3,541. As many as 5,363 COVID-19 patients have recovered in Russia over the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured people to 113,299. (UNI)