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With 1,154 new cases in the past day, Russia's official coronavirus count jumps to 7,497 patients

On the morning of April 7, Russian officials announced that the country has recorded 1,154 new coronavirus infections in the past day, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 7,497 patients across 81 different regions. The latest infections were reported in 43 different regions: Moscow (+697), St. Petersburg (+69), the Moscow region (+67), Bryansk (+32), and Kaliningrad (+29).

Another 11 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to fifty-eight. Another 88 patients were discharged from the hospital, bringing the number of coronavirus cases in Russia who have fully recovered to 494.

Health officials say Russia has conducted more than 795,000 coronavirus tests, since the start of the pandemic.