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Russia reports new daily record of confirmed COVID-19 cases

Published : 20 Nov 2020, 23:25

  DF News Desk

A woman wearing a face mask walks on the street in Moscow, Russia, Nov. 19, 2020. Photo: Xinhua.

Russia registered 24,318 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, setting a new all-time high as the pandemic resurged, the country's COVID-19 response center said Friday, reported Xinhua.

Russia's cumulative number of coronavirus cases has grown to 2,039,926, including 35,311 deaths and 1,551,414 recoveries, the center said in a statement.

Moscow reported most of the new cases with 6,902 infections, reaching a cumulative case count of 539,970, the center said.

So far, more than 71.2 million tests have been conducted in the country.