For the first time in three months, over 8 thousand patients infected with coronavirus were detected in Russia per day, in 84 regions of the country COVID-19 was confirmed in 8 135 people, the operational headquarters reports.
The total number of cases increased to 1,159,573, the largest daily increase was recorded in Moscow - 2,217, St. Petersburg - 237 and Moscow region - 212.
Over the past 24 hours, 2,702 patients were discharged to recover, and 945,920 people have recovered since the beginning of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, 61 people have died from coronavirus over the past day, 20,385 deaths have been recorded for the entire time.
Earlier, the number of victims of coronavirus infection in the world exceeded 1 million people, as a result of infection 1,002,383 people died. Most cases of 2019-nCoV diagnostics are in the USA - 7 321 343, India is in second place - 6 073 348 and Brazil closes the top three - 4 732 309.