Russia’s coronavirus cases hit all-time high of 28,782

TASS Russian News Agency | Dec 5, 2020 at 9:14 AM


MOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. As many as 28,782 coronavirus cases were recorded in Russia in the past day, the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Saturday.

The case tally has reached 2,431,731.

The coronavirus growth rate is the lowest in the Chukotka autonomous region (0.5%), the Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous region, Dagestan and the Mari El region (0.6%).

In particular, 3,726 coronavirus cases were recorded in St. Petersburg in the past day, 1,246 in the Moscow region, 495 in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 473 in the Karelia region, 399 in the Arkhangelsk region.

There are currently 472,651 active coronavirus cases in Russia.