Russia’s coronavirus cases rise by over 5,400 in the past day

TASS Russian News Agency | Aug 2, 2020 at 9:53 AM

MOSCOW, August 2. /TASS/. Russia's coronavirus cases grew by 5,427 in the past day, reaching 850,870, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Sunday.

According to its data, the daily growth rate did not exceed 0.7% in the past 12 days.

Some 664 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Moscow, 199 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 168 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region, 163 in St. Petersburg and 157 in the Moscow Region.

The lowest growth rate was registered in the Moscow Region (0.2%), North Ossetia (0.2%), the Jewish Autonomous Region (0.2%), Moscow (0.3%), Karachayevo-Cherkessia (0.3%), Kabardino-Balkaria (0.3%), the Tula Region (0.3%), the Lipetsk Region (0.3%) and the Trans-Baikal Region (0.3%).

To date, some 186,569 people are undergoing treatment for the coronavirus infection.