Over the past 24 hours, 1,154 new cases of infection have been confirmed in Russia. This was announced on Tuesday, April 7, by the operstab for preventing the spread of infection.
“1,154 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in 43 regions, and 11 deaths have been recorded,” the report says.
It is also noted that 88 people recovered during the day.
The highest number of cases per day was recorded in Moscow — 697, followed by Saint Petersburg (69), Moscow region (67), Bryansk (32) and Kaliningrad (29) regions. In other regions, the number of cases is 19 or less.
The diagnosis was first made in the Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia. At the moment, there are no confirmed cases only in the Nenets Autonomous district, Tuva, the Republic of Altai and Chukotka.
Thus, the total number of cases in the country reached 7497. The number of deaths — 58, the number of recovered-494.
Earlier in the day, Rospotrebnadzor reported that now 185 thousand people remain under medical supervision. More than 795 thousand tests were performed to detect coronavirus infection.
On March 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the week from March 30 to April 5 non-working. Later, the non-working days were extended until April 30. This decision was made to reduce the rate of spread of coronavirus infection.
On March 29, the authorities of Moscow and the Moscow region introduced a mandatory home self-isolation regime for all residents, regardless of age. Subsequently, such restrictive measures were introduced in other regions of the country.