Russia’s coronavirus patient population approaches 400,000
On the morning of May 29, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 8,572 new coronavirus infections in the past day (201 more new cases than the day before) bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 387,623 patients.
Another 232 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities officially caused by COVID-19 to 4,374. As many as 159,257 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully, including 8,264 in the past day.
Russia says it’s conducted more than 10 million coronavirus tests, so far, including 299,000 in the past day.