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Russia overtakes Germany and France in coronavirus cases

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 7, 2020
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has climbed by 11,231 over the past day, reaching 177,160 in all regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.
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Some 23,803 people have recovered and a total of 1,625 patients have died.

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The daily growth rate in cases stood at 6.8% like the day earlier. Some 5,471 new patients (48.7%) have not had any symptoms.

Russia is now ranked fifth in the world for the number of COVID-19 cases. Most cases have been recorded in the United States (1,228,603), Spain (220,325), Italy (214,457) and the United Kingdom (202,359).

Moscow has confirmed 6,703 new coronavirus cases, bringing to total number in the capital to 92,676. The average daily growth stands at 7.8% in the city. New cases have been also recorded in 83 regions, including 842 cases in the Moscow Region, 312 in the Nizhny Novgorod, 306 in St. Petersburg and 105 in Dagestan and Tatarstan.

Some 2,476 patients have been discharged in 73 regions, including 769 in Moscow, 158 in the Moscow Region, 85 in the Vologda Region, 83 in North Ossetia, 64 in the Leningrad and Perm Regions.

Over the past day, 88 people have died of the coronavirus, including 39 in Moscow, 15 in the Moscow Region, seven in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, four in the Komi Republic and in St. Petersburg, two in North Ossetia, Samara Region and the Primorsky Region. One person died in the Belgorod, Kaluga, Tula, Saratov, Novosibirsk, Tyumen and Omsk Regions, the Republics of Crimea, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Mordovia, Tatarstan and the Perm Region.