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Updated on: Monday, November 22, 2021, 03:00 PM IST

Russia sees surge COVID-19; adds 35,681 new cases in 24 hours

COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in 85 regions in Russia, including 2,319 cases (6.5%) without clinical symptoms and the rate of increase fell to 0.38%.
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Russia has confirmed 35,681 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,331,158, the federal response center said on Monday.

"Over the past 24 hours, 35,681 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in 85 regions in Russia, including 2,319 cases (6.5%) without clinical symptoms," the center said, adding that the rate of increase fell to 0.38%.

Moscow registered 2,786 new COVID-19 cases. The Russian capital was followed by Saint Petersburg with 2,215 new cases, and the Moscow region with 1,784 new cases.

The response center reported a record 1,241 deaths linked to the coronavirus, bringing the country's death toll to 265,336.

In the same 24 hours, 28,713 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals across the country, bringing the total to 8,053,643.

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Published on: Monday, November 22, 2021, 03:00 PM IST
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