Russia's daily coronavirus cases hit new record high

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A medical specialist wearing protective gear transports a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill Braga

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MOSCOW, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Russia reported 183,103 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a record daily high, as the Omicron variant continued to spread.

Russia also confirmed 669 deaths in the past 24 hours, the government coronavirus task force said.

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Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov, writing by Maria Kiselyova, editing by Anton Kolodyazhnyy

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