Russia confirmed 7 728 new coronavirus infections Saturday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 584 680.
The country's one-day increases in new cases have fallen to their lowest levels since May 1.
- Russia has canceled its high-profile Asia-focused economic forum in the Far East, as the coronavirus epidemic was far from over in the country.
— Wedding registrations and ceremonies will resume in Moscow starting June 23, Deputy Mayor Anastasia Rakova said, with sanitary and social distancing requirements still in place.
— Four hundred and eighty-nine doctors in Russia have died from the coronavirus, the head of Russia's health watchdog said, or 6% of the country's official death toll. The agency later backtracked, with its press service saying that the figure was "not official" and was based on "data circulating on the internet."
—The Health Ministry said its coronavirus vaccine trials had begun with two groups of 38 volunteers.
— The Krasnodar region in southern Russia began easing restrictions for tourists starting June 21, including canceling a required two-week quarantine period for arriving tourists.