Russia records 3,373 daily COVID-19 cases

TASS Russian News Agency | Jun 17, 2022 at 10:31 AM

MOSCOW, June 17. /TASS/. Russia's COVID-19 case tally rose by 3,373 over the past day to 18,391,797, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Friday.

In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.02%.

As many as 1,370 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 4.9% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients decreased in 41 regions, while in 35 regions the figure increased. The situation remained unchanged in nine regions. A day earlier, 1,442 people were rushed to hospitals.

Moscow's COVID-19 cases surged by 237 over the past day versus 270 cases a day earlier, reaching 2,774,542, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. St. Petersburg's COVID-19 cases increased by 228 over the past day versus 234 a day earlier, reaching 1,533,541.

COVID-19 recoveries

Russia's COVID-19 recoveries rose by 4,228 over the past day, reaching 17,815,024, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.

The share of patients discharged from hospitals has risen to 96.9% of the total number of those infected.

A day earlier some 4,699 patients recovered.

COVID-19 death toll

Russia's COVID-19 death toll rose by 63 over the past day, reaching 380,333, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.

A day earlier 67 COVID-19 deaths were registered.

The average mortality rate remained at 2.07%, according to the crisis center.