By Elena Teslova

MOSCOW (AA) – Russia on Saturday reported further growth of the coronavirus cases as 1,667 more people tested positive over the last 24 hours, the authorities said.

The total number of patients rose to 13,584 in 82 regions, the emergency team said in a statement.

With 12 more fatalities registered since Friday, the overall death toll rose to 106, it added.

While 250 people were discharged from hospital after recovery in past 24 hours, more than a thousand recovered since the outbreak in Russia, the statement noted.

Most people who contract the virus exhibit mild symptoms and

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