5/22, 9:46 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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COVID-19 deaths reach new daily high in Russia

The number of coronavirus infections in Russia rose by 8,894 over the last 24 hours to reach 326,448, according to official data released on Friday.

During the same 24-hour period, 150 people died as a result of the disease, raising the country's total death toll to 3,249 and marking a new daily high.

Russia has the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. However, Brazil recently climbed to the third spot as the country's health authorities have reported over 310,000 infections so far.

Breaking the News / JC