27, 543 test positive in Russia; 496 deaths in 24 hours

Moscow: Russia said Friday 496 persons died of the coronavirus while 27,543 tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The coronavirus operations center said in a statement total deaths reached 38,558 fatalities, while registered infections increased to 2.215,533 cases.

It added 26,682 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, while the total number of recoveries reached 1.712,174/