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Coronavirus spread in Russia appears to slow, though new daily cases hover at 10,000

On the morning of May 14, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 9,974 new coronavirus infections in the past day (up 4.1 percent from the day before) bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 252,245 patients. The only country in the world with more registered coronavirus patients is the United States, where nearly 1.4 million people have tested positive for the disease.

Another 93 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities officially caused by COVID-19 to 2,305. As many as 53,530 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully, including 5,527 in the past day.

Russia says it’s conducted more than 6.1 million coronavirus tests, so far, including 205,500 in the past day.

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