Russia nears 300,000 coronavirus cases, reports 115 deaths in 24 hours

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 19, 2020, 03.31 PM(IST)

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Russia has seen a decline in daily cases, the country has recorded cases below 10,000 for the fourth day in a row.

Russia has reported 9,263 cases for the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 299,941. The country recorded 115 deaths due to the virus taking the toll to 2,837. 

Also read: Covid-19 worldwide cases near 4.9 million; death toll at 318,465

Russia has however seen a decline in daily cases, the country recorded cases below 10,000 for the fourth day in a row.

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.8 million, while the death toll has surpassed 318,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,801,282, while the death toll increased to 318,465, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US currently accounts for the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 15,37,830 and 90,694, respectively.

Europe reopened more widely on Monday, allowing people into the Acropolis in Greece, shops in Italy, markets and museums in Belgium, golf courses in Ireland and beer gardens in Germany while its leaders discussed how to salvage hallowed summer vacations.

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