On the morning of April 23, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 4,774 new coronavirus infections in the past day, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 62,773 patients. A day earlier, health officials reported 5,236 new cases.
Another 42 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to 555. As many as 4,891 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully from the disease, including 471 in the past day.
Russia says it’s conducted more than 2.4 million coronavirus tests, so far, including 149,300 in the past day.