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Russia’s daily COVID-19 death toll hits record high 968 – Metro US

Russia’s daily COVID-19 death toll hits record high 968

FILE PHOTO: Grave diggers wearing personal protective equipment bury a
FILE PHOTO: Grave diggers wearing personal protective equipment bury a person at a graveyard in Saint Petersburg

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reported 968 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, its highest single-day death toll since the start of the pandemic.

There were 29,362 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, the government coronavirus task force said.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; editing by Jason Neely)

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