In Russia, a new anti-record for the daily incidence of coronavirus was recorded - 14,231 cases of infection were detected in 84 regions of the country per day. Corresponding data is provided by the headquarters for combating COVID-19.
The total number of infected patients thus reaches 1,340,409. The largest increase in the last 24 hours was recorded in Moscow - 4,573, St. Petersburg 602 and Moscow region - 429.
Meanwhile, upon recovery, doctors discharged 7,920 patients, since the beginning of the pandemic - 1,039,705.
The number of deaths exceeded 23 thousand - 23 205, over the past day, 239 people died from coronavirus infection.
Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko said that the situation with the new coronavirus in the state today remains extremely tense.