Russia reports more than 5,200 new coronavirus cases

A woman wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus disease walks on a bridge in front of a Stalin-era skyscraper in central Moscow on August 5, 2020. (AFP)
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Updated 08 August 2020

Russia reports more than 5,200 new coronavirus cases

  • The official death toll rose to 14,854

MOSCOW: Russian authorities reported 5,212 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, pushing its national tally to 882,347, the fourth largest in the world.
The official death toll rose to 14,854 after officials said 129 people had died across the country in the last 24 hours.


Russia’s new COVID cases above 6,000 for second day in a row

Updated 20 September 2020

Russia’s new COVID cases above 6,000 for second day in a row

  • The country’s coronavirus crisis center said 79 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours

MOSCOW: Russia reported 6,148 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the second straight day when the daily number of cases exceeded 6,000, taking the national tally of infections to 1,103,399.
The country’s coronavirus crisis center said 79 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the Russian death toll to 19,418.