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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 29, 2020: A police officer in a face mask stands guard near Khoroshevsky Bridge at the entrance to the Serebryany Bor forest park in a north-west suburb of Moscow. The Russian government has announced a paid week off work (30 March to 3 April) for employed people and school holidays (21 March - 12 April), while Moscow's authorities have ordered the shutdown of restaurants, leisure facilities and other service industry businesses and urged Muscovites to self-isolate to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Forest parks remain open but the public are warned to observe social distancing rules. Sergei Karpukhin/TASS

The daily number of recovered coronavirus patients in Russia on Wednesday again surpassed the number of new cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.

A total of 11,079 people have recovered and 8,338 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Russia has reached 370,680. Some 142,208 people (38.4% of all those infected) have recovered.

The daily growth rate in the number of cases fell to a new low of 2.3% from 2.5% on Tuesday. The number of recoveries rose by 8.4%.

In the Moscow Region 793 new COVID-19 cases were recorded and 288 people recovered, in St. Petersburg – 387 and 714, in the Sverdlovsk Region – 235 and 201, in the Nizhny Novgorod Region – 231 and 253. In Dagestan, where 161 new cases were confirmed, 352 patients recovered.

Source: TASS, May 27, 2020