MOSCOW

Russia has yet to see a let down in fatalities and infections from coronavirus indicating the outbreak has not reached its peak.

The emergency team said Wednesday 5,236 more people tested positive for COVID-19 – a 9.9% increase – pushing the tally of cases to 57,999.

Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 513, with 57 new fatalities.

A total of 4,420 people have recovered after contracting the virus.

As nearly half of people carrying the virus show no symptoms, the government has upped testing.

As of Wednesday, 2.5 million tests were carried out.

The country is under lockdown until

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