A medical specialist wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a blood sample from a conscript to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a recruiting station in Kaliningrad, Russia on 20 May 2020
A medical specialist wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a blood sample from a conscript to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a recruiting station in Kaliningrad, Russia on 20 May 2020Reuters

Russia's official coronavirus death toll rose to 3,099 on Thursday after officials said 127 people had died in the last 24 hours.

Russia's authorities reported 8,849 new cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing the nationwide case tally to 317,554.

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