Russia’s coronavirus infection count passes 100,000 and the official death toll now exceeds 1,000
On the morning of April 30, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 7,099 new coronavirus infections in the past day, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 106,498 patients.
Another 101 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to 1,073. As many as 11,619 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully from the disease, including 1,333 in the past day.
Russia says it’s conducted more than 3.5 million coronavirus tests, so far, including 194,500 in the past day.