Russia’s coronavirus cases near 675,000, death toll passes 10,000

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 6, 2020: People walk in a green space near Pyatnitskoye Shosse Street in Mitino, a north-west suburb of Moscow, during the pandemic of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Wearing face masks in public places has been mandatory in the Russian capital since 12 May. As of 6 June 2020, Russia has reported more than 450,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection, with more than 191,000 confirmed cases in Moscow. Mikhail Tereshchenko/TASS

Russia on Saturday reported 6,632 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the nationwide tally of infections to 674,515.

The authorities said that 168 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 10,027.

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