Russia reports 153 coronavirus deaths, highest daily toll yet

Published May 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

MOSCOW – Russia on Sunday reported 153 coronavirus deaths over the previous 24 hours, the epidemic’s highest daily toll, raising total fatalities to 3,541, the country’s coronavirus crisis response centre said.

A medical specialist wearing a personal protective equipment (PPE) works in the hospital No. 1 named after N.I. Pirogov, which delivers treatment to patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia May 23, 2020. Kirill Zykov/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS
A medical specialist wearing a personal protective equipment (PPE) works in the hospital No. 1 named after N.I. Pirogov, which delivers treatment to patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia May 23, 2020. (Kirill Zykov/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS / MANILA BULLETIN)

It also said 8,599 new cases had been documented, fewer than on the previous day, pushing the nationwide tally of infections to 344,481.

 
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