Russia's coronavirus cases jump by almost 1,000 in 24 hours

A municipal worker spraying disinfectant in Russia on April 5, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russia's coronavirus case tally has risen to 6,343 in the past 24 hours, a record daily increase of 954, the country's crisis response centre said on Monday (April 6).

Cases have been recorded widely, but Moscow remains the epicentre of the outbreak with 591 new cases, the centre said.

Forty-seven people have died across the country, it said.

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