Russia reports record daily infections since June
Published: 10:16 PM, 1 October 2020 Updated: 10:17 PM, 1 October 2020
Russia reports 8,945 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus response center of Russia said on Thursday.
According to the official statistics, Russia's total number of COVID-19 infections has grown to 1,185,231. The country continues to rank the fourth-highest in the world in terms of cumulative cases.
So far a total of 20,891 COVID-19-related deaths and 964,242 recoveries have been reported in the country.
The center reported 2,424 new cases in Moscow within the last 24 hours, with the total number now equal to 295,025.
The center said that 13.6 percent of the new cases in Moscow are children, while the city has prolonged fall school vacations to protect students.