MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people who have contracted the coronavirus in Russia has increased by 6,852 over the past day to a total of 627,646, the country's COVID-19 Response Centre said in a daily update on Saturday.
"Over the past day, 6,852 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in 85 regions of Russia, including 2,058, or 30 percent were asymptomatic cases", the response centre said.
Of the 6,852 newly detected cases, 750 were confirmed in Moscow, 366 in the Moscow Region, and 280 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, according to the report.
The reported daily dynamics included 188 new fatalities, bringing the cumulative death toll to 8,969.
Total recoveries now count 393,352, an increase of 9,200 over the past day, including 1,852 in Moscow, 1,421 in the Moscow Region, and 716 in St. Petersburg.