Russia surpasses 50,000 coronavirus cases
Russia officially reported 5,642 new cases on Tuesday morning, bringing the national total to 52,763, according to the country’s coronavirus response headquarters.
Another 51 patients died overnight, bringing Russia’s coronavirus death toll to 456, the report added.
Virus spreads to regions: Moscow is still leading in new cases but health officials warned on Monday that Russia’s regions are lagging two to three weeks behind the country’s capital. President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that the peak “is still ahead.”