Russia confirmed 13,433 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 4,139,031, the country’s Covid-19 response centre said in a statement on Friday.

The death toll from the virus rose by 470 to 82,396, the centre said, adding that 3,679,949 patients have so far recovered, including 18,637 over the past day, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Moscow, which remains the hardest-hit region in Russia, has so far logged a total of 964,609 cases with 1,972 more reported over the past 24 hours.

To date, more than 108.3 million Covid-19 tests have been conducted across Russia.