Russia logs 18,359 new Covid-19 cases

(260121) People walk in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

Moscow, (Asian independent)┬áRussia registered 18,359 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from 19,032 a day earlier, the country’s Covid-19 response centre said.

The national tally has thus increased to 3,850,439 with 73,182 deaths and 3,300,004 recoveries, the centre said, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

Moscow, Russia’s worst-hit region, reported 2,284 new cases, down from 2,430 the previous day, taking the city’s total to 930,072.

More than 102 million Covid-19 tests have been conducted across the country.