MOSCOW, 10th April, 2022 (WAM/TASS) — The weekly number of coronavirus cases in Russia has decreased to below 100,000 for the first time since June 2021, according to TASS estimates based on data from the anti-coronavirus crisis center.
The crisis center recorded a total of 99,194 cases between April 4 and April 10 in the country, a 26% drop from the previous week.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia grew by 13,056 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected to 17,996,060, the federal anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.
In absolute terms the increase in new cases has become the lowest since June 11, 2021, whereas in relative terms it totaled 0.07%.
The number of fatalities related to the coronavirus increased by 259 in Russia in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths in the country to 371,716, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.
The number of coronavirus-related deaths has hit the lowest level since November 9, 2020.
Russia’s coronavirus mortality rate has been at the lowest level since the autumn of 2020 as the center registered 2,008 related deaths in the reporting period, which is roughly 15% lower than in the previous week as well. Meanwhile, the lethality rate keeps at the previous level of 2.07%.
As many as 29,372 coronavirus patients recovered in Russia over the past day, bringing the total number of recoveries to 17,213,102, the crisis center told.
On the previous day 40,100 recoveries were reported.