Russia records 7,843 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

MOSCOW, 17th June, 2020 (WAM) — Russia registered 7,843 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours (8,248 yesterday), bringing the overall tally to 553,301, the national coronavirus response centre said on Wednesday.
The daily increase in COVID-19 cases is declining for the second day in a row, noted the state news agency Sputnik.
“The Russian Federation has registered a cumulative total of 553,301 cases of the coronavirus infection in 85 regions (+1​​​.4 percent),” the response centre said in a statement, adding that the country has confirmed 7,843 cases in 84 regions over the past 24 hours, including 31.8 percent in asymptomatic carriers.