The overall number of coronavirus cases in Russia increased to 198,676 on Saturday after the emergence of 10,817 new infections in the last 24 hour, health authorities said.
According to the country’s anti-coronavirus crisis centre, the death toll currently stood at 1,827, while 31,916 people have recovered from the illness so far, reports TASS news agency.
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According to the data, the daily growth in coronavirus cases amounted to 5.8 per cent, the lowest figure since the start of the pandemic.
A total of 4,399 new cases were identified as asymptomatic, the centre added.