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Roughly 300,000 people have now been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Russia

On the morning of May 19, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 9,263 new coronavirus infections in the past day (337 more new cases than the day before) bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 299,941 patients. 

Another 115 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities officially caused by COVID-19 to 2,837. As many as 76,130 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully, including 5,921 in the past day.