FILE PHOTO: Medical specialists wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walk outside outside the I.I. Dzhanelidze Research Institute of Emergency Medicine amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 8, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reported 8,835 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the number of infections nationwide to 528,964.
The authorities said 119 people had died from the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 6,948.
Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Mark Potter