Coronavirus cases surge in Russia taking its tally beyond Italy and Britain to become third highest in the world.

  • Number of new coronavirus cases in Russia rose by a record daily amount to 11,656.
  • Total cases: 221,344.
  • Only Spain and the United States have more cases.
  • The official death toll, however, remains far lower than in many countries.
  • More than half of all cases and deaths are in Moscow.