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Russia Recorded An Additional 11,000 Cases Of Covid-19 In 24 Hours

In the past 24 hours, russia recorded an additional 10,899 cases of covid-19, bringing the total number of cases nationwide to 232,243.

On 12/5, russia announced an additional 10,899 sars-cov-2 virus infections and 107 deaths in the past 24 hours. The total number of covid-19 positive cases in russia was 232,243. Russia has surpassed the UK, becoming the third most infected country in the world, after the us (1,385,834 cases) and spain (268,143).

This is the 10th consecutive day that the number of new infections in russia has reached more than 10,000. Of the new cases, 4,074 people were asymptomatic, or 43.1%, according to the ncov crisis treatment center of the russian federation for consumer and human rights protection oversight. Rospotrebnadzor). 

Despite being the third largest animal epidemic in the world, the death rate in russia is lower than in many european countries heavily affected by covid-19.

Russia has already conducted more than 5.8 million tests and is expected to increase capacity to 300,000 per day by mid-may. About 251,000 people there are under medical supervision.

Although the number of infections continues to rise, president vladimir putin announces that russia's non-working period will end today from the entire economic sector, with the majority of russian workers returning to work usually from tomorrow. 

The localities in russia are allowed to devise different ways of fighting the epidemic and may retain the restrictive measures if necessary.

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