MOSCOW, October 5. /TASS/. The number of COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours increased by 10,888, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday. According to TASS calculations, this is the highest growth since May 12.

The relative growth is at 0.9%.

For instance, in Moscow 3,537 cases were detected compared to 3,327 a day earlier. In St. Petersburg, where 407 cases were confirmed, the number of detected daily cases has surpassed 400 for the first time since May 21. In the Moscow Region the number of infections increased by 339 – over 300 daily infections were detected in the region for the first time since July 2.

The lowest daily growth rates were registered in the Nenets Autonomous Region (0%), the Republic of Chechnya and the Chuvash Republic (0.3% each), in Tatarstan, Tuva, and the Tula Region (0.4% each).

In all, during the epidemic, according to the crisis center, 1,225,889 people got infected in Russia. Currently 222,090 patients continue treatment, this is the most since the beginning of July.