Russia reports 5,905 new daily coronavirus cases
Russia recorded 5,905 coronavirus cases in the past day, the highest number since July 20, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Friday, according to TASS.
According to the crisis center, the daily coronavirus growth rate has remained at or below 0.5% for 34 days. The overall number of infections has reached 1,091,186.
The growth rate is the lowest in the Nenets Autonomous Region (0%), the Smolensk and Moscow regions (0.2%), and the Chuvash, Tula and Chechnya regions (0.3%).
As many as 206 new coronavirus cases were recorded in St. Petersburg, 172 - in the Rostov Region, 165 - in the Moscow Region, 161 - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region and 140 - in the Stavropol Region in the past 24 hours.
There are currently 170,784 active coronavirus cases in Russia.