Russia confirmed 5 212 new coronavirus infections Saturday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 882 347.
Over the past 24 hours 129 people have died, bringing the total official toll to 14 854.
A total of 6 615 people recovered over the last 24 hours.
Moscow city government employees and healthcare workers are being offered early access to Russia’s coronavirus vaccine as the country rushes to approve what it says is the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine.
Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot has canceled flights to 87 international destinations for the rest of August due to the coronavirus situation. The list doesn't include countries where Russia has already resumed or plans to resume flights: Britain, Turkey, Tanzania and Switzerland.
Russia is expanding COVID-19 express tests to other major air hubs in Moscow after using them at the country’s busiest airport, Sheremetyevo, in the capital, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said on Wednesday.
Crimea received about 1,5 million tourists in July, Head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov said on Tuesday.