In Russia, 20 396 new cases of coronavirus were detected per day
In Russia, 20,396 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected per day, for the entire time 1,753,836 patients with COVID-19 were registered in the country. This is stated in the message of the operational headquarters to combat the spread of coronavirus.
The day before, 20,582 cases of coronavirus were detected.
The head of the Russian Ministry of Health, Mikhail Murashko, said that about 650 thousand people are on outpatient treatment and about 250 thousand - on inpatient treatment.
According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, most often people are infected with coronavirus in public transport.
Deputy Director for Research of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Gorelov, told how the coronavirus mutates.