Russia has confirmed 10,102 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising the overall tally to 155,370, country's coronavirus response centre said on Tuesday (5 May).
The death toll from the pandemic increased by 95 to 1,451, while 19,865 people have recovered, including 1,770 over the last 24 hours, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.
Moscow, the country's worst-hit region, confirmed 5,714 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its total to 80,115.
Russia's consumer rights and human well-being watchdog said on Tuesday that 222,510 people were under medical observation as of Monday (4 May).
More than 4.4 million lab tests for COVID-19 have been conducted across the country so far, it added.
Earlier on Sunday (3 May), Russia reported the highest daily rise in the confirmed cases of Coronavirus with as many as 10,633 infections being recorded in 24 hours.
It should be noted that several cities in Russia, including the capital Moscow and Saint Petersburg, have been put under lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly virus.
(With inputs from IANS)
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