Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus deaths

Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus deaths
Russia’s total number of coronavirus infections rose to 326,448 after a record daily ruse of 8,894 cases. Above, a resident enjoys a sunny day at the Ostankino Pond in Moscow on May 20, 2020. (AP)
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Updated 22 May 2020

Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus deaths

Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus deaths
  • Country’s coronavirus crisis response center reported 8,894 new coronavirus cases

MOSCOW: Russia on Friday reported 150 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a record daily rise, taking the country’s official nationwide death toll from the virus to 3,249.
The country’s coronavirus crisis response center reported 8,894 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections to 326,448.