Russia reports 181 new coronavirus deaths, down from Friday's record high

Russian Emergency Situations Ministry workers sanitize Kazansky Railway Station as part of the campaign to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the COVID-19 disease in Moscow, Russia, 28 May 2020. (IHA Photo)

Russia on Saturday reported 181 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, down from the record 232 deaths registered the previous day and pushing the nationwide death toll to 4,555.

Officials said 8,952 new infections had been confirmed, bringing the national tally to 396,575, the third highest reported total in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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