Moscow, Sep 17 : Russia registered 5,762 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total number of cases to 1,085,281, the country's coronavirus response centre said in a statement on Thursday.
Meanwhile, 144 new deaths were reported, taking the death toll to 19,061, Xinhua reported citing the statement.
Moscow reported 730 new cases, bringing its tally of infections to 274,003, the centre said.
According to the statement, 895,868 patients have recovered so far, including 5,754 over the past day.
As of Wednesday, 230,069 people were under medical observation, while over 41.7 million tests have been conducted across the country, the centre said.