FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask walks behind medical specialists outside Pokrovskaya hospital, which delivers medical aid to patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases in Russia climbed on Tuesday to 6,411, a record daily rise, bringing its nationwide tally to 93,558, the country’s coronavirus crisis response centre said.
The number of deaths rose by 72, also a daily record, taking the total number of fatalities to 867.
Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov, Writing by Alexander Marrow, Editing by Catherine Evans
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