People follow social distancing markings as they line up to enter a hardware store on the first day of its reopening after the local authorities eased lockdown restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kaliningrad, Russia on 29 April 2020
People follow social distancing markings as they line up to enter a hardware store on the first day of its reopening after the local authorities eased lockdown restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kaliningrad, Russia on 29 April 2020Reuters

Russia said on Tuesday that 9,263 new cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in the last 24 hours, pushing its nationwide tally to 299,941.

The daily rise in cases was below 10,000, a threshold that it has been above for much of May, for the fourth day in a row. Russia’s coronavirus taskforce said 115 people had died overnight, bringing the death toll to 2,837.

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