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Russia's coronavirus death toll passes 12,000

| Updated: July 18, 2020 14:30:12


A restaurant employee wears a protective face shield and mask due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Moscow, Russia on July 8, 2020 — Reuters/Files A restaurant employee wears a protective face shield and mask due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Moscow, Russia on July 8, 2020 — Reuters/Files

Russia’s death toll from the novel coronavirus passed 12,000 on Friday, as the country reported 186 new deaths in the past 24 hours.

The country’s coronavirus crisis response centre registered 6,406 new cases, bringing its nationwide tally of infections to 759,203, the world’s fourth highest caseload.

The death toll now stands at 12,123. Russia says 539,373 people have recovered.

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