Russia reports 15,099 COVID-19 cases in single day

2020-10-18 10:40:38 GMT2020-10-18 18:40:38(Beijing Time) Sina English

Russia registered 15,099 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the all-time high of 15,150 reported Friday, the country's COVID-19 response center said Sunday.

   Russia's cumulative number of coronavirus cases has grown to 1,399,334, including 24,187 deaths and 1,070,576 recoveries, the center said in a statement.

   Moscow has seen a spike in COVID-19 infections, tallying 4,610 new cases over the past day, bringing the city's total to 362,253.

   Along with many other European countries, Russia has been witnessing a steep growth in COVID-19 cases over the past weeks, after many restrictions were lifted and people gathered in large groups during the summer.