This is stated in the message of the operational headquarters to combat the spread of coronavirus.

"Over the past 24 hours in Russia, there are 16,710 confirmed cases of new coronavirus infection COVID-19 in 84 regions, including 4456 (26.7%) actively detected without clinical manifestations," the statement says.

The day before, 16,521 cases of coronavirus were recorded in Russia during the day.

Earlier, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that the spread of coronavirus infection can be stopped only if all safety measures are observed.

The virologist, Professor Anatoly Altstein, in an interview with FAN, assessed the situation with COVID-19.