In Russia, 5,047 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered over the past day. This is 3.08% more than the day before (4896). The number of daily hospitalizations amounted to 2498 – 0.3% less than the previous indicator (2506), the federal operational headquarters for combating COVID-19 reported.

Regions leading in the number of new cases:

  • Moscow – 402 (for all time – 2,765,613),
  • St. Petersburg – 315 (1 524 177),
  • Moscow region – 246 (972 647),
  • Tatarstan – 185 (147 397),
  • Voronezh region – 177 (382,503).

During the day, 107 cases died in Russia, which is two more than yesterday (105). The total number of deaths reached 377,571. 7,378 people recovered during the day, in total – 17,640,979.

Regions leading by the number of deaths:

  • Moscow – 16 (since the beginning of the pandemic – 43,486);
  • St. Petersburg – 13 (33,664);
  • Chelyabinsk region – 5 (7636);
  • Moscow region, Voronezh and Penza regions – 4 each (15 066, 8268 and 5857);
  • Bashkortostan, Altai Territory and Nizhny Novgorod Region – 3 each (5640, 8626 and 11488).

According to the headquarters, herd immunity to coronavirus in Russia continues to decline, this week it was at the level of 39.2%. On June 3, the country will begin clinical trials of a vaccine against COVID-19 among children aged 6-11 years.


More news in Telegram channel “Kommersant”.

Laura Keffer

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