Russia’s new COVID-19 cases surpass 6,000 for first time in two months

Russia’s coronavirus crisis center said 144 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours. (AFP)
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Updated 19 September 2020

Russia’s new COVID-19 cases surpass 6,000 for first time in two months

  • Russian’s coronavirus crisis center says 144 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours

MOSCOW: Russia reported 6,065 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the first time the daily tally has been higher than 6,000 in two months. The national tally of infections rose to 1,097,251.
The coronavirus crisis center said 144 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the Russian death toll to 19,339.


Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

Updated 22 October 2020

Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

  • Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours
MOSCOW: Russia recorded 290 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its official death toll to 25,242.
Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 1,463,306, the fourth highest in the world.