The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia rose to 495, with 22 recoveries from the virus, authorities said Tuesday.

A total of 57 new cases in 14 regions were registered over the last 24 hours, while five people recovered and were discharged from hospitals, an emergency team said in a statement.

The capital Moscow accounts for more than half of the cases, with a total of 290 patients in hospitals and 28 new infections over the last day.

At a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said the real number of cases is much higher,

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