Moscow, May 16
Russia reported 8,554 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the national tally of infections since the pandemic began to 4,940,245.
The government coronavirus crisis centre said that 391 more deaths of coronavirus patients had been confirmed in the past 24 hours, which pushed the Russian COVID-19 death toll to 115,871.
The federal statistics agency has kept a separate count and it has said Russia recorded about 250,000 deaths related to COVID-19 from April 2020 to March 2021. — Reuters