Russia's number of confirmed COVID-19 cases passes 1,000
As of March 27, Russia now has 1,036 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Doctors recorded another 196 cases in the past day, including 157 infections in Moscow, where 703 people have been diagnosed with the disease. For the first time, coronavirus has also spread to the Russian regions of Mordovia and Dagestan.
Moscow officials have confirmed three deaths caused by the coronavirus.
So far, 45 patients have been discharged from hospitals in Russia after recovering fully from COVID-19. In the past day, seven of these people went home.