OREANDA-NEWS Russian doctors have identified the maximum daily increase in infection with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus for the entire period of the pandemic. According to the operational headquarters on Friday, January 21, 49,513 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection were noted in Russia over the past day. The day before, this figure was 38,850, and the day before — 33,899.

The most cases of infection were detected in Moscow (15,987), St. Petersburg (5,922) and the Moscow Region (4,424). For all three regions, this is also the maximum daily increase in infected since the beginning of the spread of the coronavirus.

Over the past 24 hours, 9136 people were hospitalized in the country, 24 719 patients recovered, 692 deaths were recorded. The total number of deaths due to infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has increased to 324,752.