The number of new coronavirus cases in Russia has risen by 10,581 over the past 24 hours, its crisis response center said Monday. That compares to a daily increase of 10,633 that was recorded on Sunday.
Russia’s total number of cases has reached 145,268 and it has recorded 1,356 deaths. Russia has now become the 7th worst- hit country in the world in terms of infections, Johns Hopkins University data shows. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been diagnosed with the coronavirus just last week. — Holly Ellyatt