Russia records 20,396 new coronavirus infections, 364 deaths

A grave digger buries a person at a graveyard in Saint Petersburg
A grave digger buries a person at a graveyard in Saint Petersburg

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 20,396 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, including 5,829 in the capital Moscow, bringing the national tally to 1,753,836.

Authorities also reported 364 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the official death toll to 30,251.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; editing by Jason Neely)