The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has crossed 20,000, while the death toll is nearing 200, authorities said Monday.
A total of 2,774 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the overall case count to 21,102, Russia’s coronavirus task force said in a statement.
The death toll has risen to 170 after 22 more fatalities, while recoveries reached 1,694 as 224 more patients were discharged from hospitals.
The capital Moscow remains the country’s worst-hit area, accounting for 1,489 of the new cases in the country, the statement added.
More than 1.4 million people