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Russia confirms nearly 9,000 daily infections and is approaching 5,900 coronavirus deaths

June 7, 2020

The Russian government confirmed 8,984 new cases and 134 new coronavirus deaths in a single day this Sunday, for a total of 467,673 cases and 5,859 deaths, respectively.

The new infections were mainly found in Moscow (1,956 cases), the province of the same name (754), Saint Petersburg (340) and Nizhny Novgorod (317).

Much of the new deaths were recorded in Moscow with 55 deaths and in Saint Petersburg with 31 deaths.

Russia confirms nearly 9,000 daily infections and is approaching 5,900 coronavirus deathsRussia confirms nearly 9,000 daily infections and is approaching 5,900 coronavirus deaths

These numbers represent a recovery in infections from the 8,855 cases confirmed on Saturday, although they also reflect a slight decrease in daily deaths compared to 197 in the previous balance.

On the other hand, more than 5,000 patients have been discharged in the last 24 hours, according to the balance collected by the official Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The total number of recovered amounts is 226,731 nationwide.