In Moscow, the number of cases per day exceeded 7 thousand for the first time. In St. Petersburg – 2.4 thousand
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For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the number of cases per day exceeded 7 thousand and became a record. The previous record in the capital was recorded on November 21 – then 6902 new cases of coronavirus were detected in the capital.
1535 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 per day. 419 people are on mechanical ventilation in the capital’s hospitals, reports operational headquarters.
Also, the daily record for the sick was recorded in St. Petersburg. 2476 patients were identified there. Last time, the maximum number of cases was recorded the day before – 2394.
According to the operational headquarters, the total number of cases of coronavirus infection in Moscow is more than 547.1 thousand, of which over 400 thousand have recovered, 8233 have died. In St. Petersburg, since the beginning of the pandemic, about 95.2 thousand fell ill, of which more than 55.7 thousand recovered, the number of deaths reached 4896.