Coronavirus: Russia reports over 26,000 COVID-19 cases, close to record high

A coronavirus patient is tended to in Russia. (File photo: Reuters)

Russia reported 26,683 new coronavirus cases on Sunday after the number of daily confirmed infections hit a record 27,543 on Friday.

The new cases took the national total to 2,269,316 since the start of the pandemic.

The coronavirus crisis center confirmed deaths of 459 coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours, pushing the Russian death toll to 39,527.

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Last Update: Sunday, 29 November 2020 KSA 11:00 - GMT 08:00
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