Coronavirus: Russia announces 2,186 new cases, over 500 more than previous day

A man wearing a protective face mask sits in a subway car in Moscow. (File photo: Reuters)

Russia reported on Sunday morning 2,186 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, over 500 more than the previous daily rise of 1,667 cases.

The new cases bring the national tally of confirmed cases to 15,770.

The number of coronavirus-related deaths rose by 24 to 130, the Russian coronavirus crisis response center said.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:06 - GMT 07:06