With 1,459 new cases in the past day, Russia's official coronavirus count passes the 10,000 mark
On the morning of April 9, Russian officials announced that the country has recorded 1,459 new coronavirus infections in the past day, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 10,131 patients across 81 different regions. The latest infections were reported in 50 different regions: Moscow (+857), the Moscow region (+199), St. Petersburg (+44), Bryansk (+40), the Komi Republic (+31), the Vladimir region (+24), and Krasnodar Krai (+20).
Another 13 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to 76. Another 118 patients were discharged from the hospital, bringing the number of coronavirus cases in Russia who have fully recovered to 698.
Health officials say Russia has conducted more than 3 million coronavirus tests, since the start of the pandemic.