Russia's coronavirus death toll passes 11,000; cases marginally above 7 lakh

Russia's coronavirus death toll passes 11,000; cases marginally above 7 lakh

Russia’s death toll from the novel coronavirus edged past 11,000 on Friday, as the country reported 174 new deaths in the past 24 hours.

The country’s coronavirus crisis response center reported 6,635 new cases, bringing its nationwide tally of infections to 713,936, the world’s fourth-highest caseload.

The death toll now stands at 11,017. Russia says 489,068 people have recovered.