Close to 7,000 New Cases of COVID-19 in Russia


Russia on Thursday reported 6,595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, its highest daily increase since July 12.

According to Reuters, authorities said 149 more people had died, bringing the official death toll to 19,948.

The new figures pushed Russia’s national tally of cases to 1,128,836, the fourth-largest in the world.