Over the past day, medical experts recorded 8,554 new cases of coronavirus infection in Russia, Report informs referring to Russian media.

The total number of registered cases in the country since the pandemic onset has reached 4,940,245.

Currently, 268,301 Russians are undergoing treatment to beat the viral disease.

To date, a total of 115,871 people died due to COVID-related health complications in Russia, including 391 deaths seen over the past day. The number of recoveries is 4,556,073.