Russia reported 10,581 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total number of officially confirmed cases to 145,268, according to the country’s coronavirus response headquarters.

The figure is the second-highest number of cases Russia has seen in a 24-hour period since the epidemic began.

So far, 1,356 deaths and 18,095 recovered patients have been recorded in Russia. Approximately half of cases registered in the past weeks were asymptomatic, according to headquarters data. Moscow accounts for more than half of all coronavirus cases in the country.

Capital hot spot: Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said in a blog post on Saturday that based “on the screening of various population groups” it was likely that 2% of all the city’s residents have the virus.

According to official data, there are 12.7 million people in Moscow, 2% of which is roughly 254,000 people.