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Russia Records Highest Daily Rise in Coronavirus Cases With 10,633 New Infections

Young women pictured wearing a medical mask in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. (Reuters)

Young women pictured wearing a medical mask in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. (Reuters)

The nationwide death toll rose to 1,280 after 58 people died in the last 24 hours, Russia's coronavirus crisis response centre said.

Russia on Sunday recorded its highest daily rise in confirmed coronavirus cases with 10,633 new cases, bringing the overall number of cases to 134,686, according to the authorities' official website.

The mortality rate has slowed in recent days however, and remains much lower, in relative terms, than many other countries.

The nationwide death toll rose to 1,280 after 58 people died in the last 24 hours, Russia's coronavirus crisis response centre said.