A new maximum of coronavirus infections recorded in Russia


The number of new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 per day in Russia, as a day earlier, has been the maximum since the beginning of the pandemic. Over the last day, 29,039 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in 85 regions of the country. In the same day, 21,342 people fully recovered, while 457 deaths were recorded.

The leading regions in terms of the number of new cases are Moscow – 7512 people, St. Petersburg – 3753, Moscow region – 1295, Pskov region – 880, and Nizhny Novgorod region – 484 people. 20.9 percent of newly diagnosed cases did not have clinical manifestations of the disease.

In Moscow, the maximum daily increase in infected with a new coronavirus infection was set a day earlier – 7,993 new cases. Today this figure in the capital has decreased slightly. During the last day, 72 deaths of patients with coronavirus were confirmed in Moscow, and 5,536 people were discharged after recovery.

In total, 2460,770 cases of coronavirus were detected in Russia on December 6 in 85 regions, according to the official telegram channel of the Moscow operational headquarters. Over the entire period, 43,141 deaths were recorded, 1,937,738 people recovered. According to Rospotrebnadzor, more than 79.3 million tests for COVID-19 have been performed in Russia, of which 545,000 have been performed in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, on the eve, it was reported that scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found a mutated coronavirus that could hide from antibodies in the body of an infected person. According to doctors, a mutation of the coronavirus, elusive for antibodies, was found in the Netherlands and Denmark.

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