The number of people infected with coronavirus in Russia increased by 2,558 per day. Thus, a total of 18,328 cases were diagnosed in the country. This is reported by the operational headquarters for the situation with COVID-19 on April 13.
Over the entire period, 148 deaths were recorded, and 1,470 people recovered.
The largest increase in cases in Moscow, the Moscow region and St. Petersburg — 1355, 495 and 121 people, respectively. In General, cases of infection were recorded in 82 regions of the country.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, more than 1.3 million tests for coronavirus were conducted in Russia by April 13. 141 thousand people remain under medical supervision.
An outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus occurred in Wuhan, China, in late December. Outside of China, the disease has been diagnosed in patients in more than 180 countries. On March 11, the world health organization (who) declared a coronavirus pandemic in the world. According to Worldometer on April 13, more than 1.8 million cases of the disease were confirmed worldwide, and 114 thousand people died.