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Russia reports record one-day rise in coronavirus deaths

FILE PHOTO: A member of the Russian Emergencies Ministry wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant while sanitizing the Leningradsky railway station amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Moscow, Russia May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday 174 people with the coronavirus had died in the past 24 hours, a record one-day amount that pushed the nationwide death toll to 3,807.

Officials reported 8,915 new cases on Tuesday, pushing its overall case tally to 362,342.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams

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