MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has registered a record 7,933 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 114,431, the national coronavirus response centre said Friday.
On Thursday, Russia reported 7,099 new cases, which was also a record daily.
"Over the past 24 hours, 7,933 COVID-19 cases have been registered in 85 regions. Of these, 3,534 (or 44.5 percent) have been detected with people showing no clinical symptoms", the centre said in a statement.
This is a 7.4 percent increase from the 106,498 cumulative cases recorded a day before.
Of the new cases, 3,561 were registered in Moscow, 797 in the Moscow Region, and 349 in St. Petersburg (compared to yesterday's 3,093, 793, and 336, respectively).
The country's COVID-19 death toll has increased by 96 (101 yesterday) to 1,169.
A total of 1,601 patients have recovered over the past 24 hours (1,333 yesterday), bringing the total number of cured people to 13,220.