Russia's coronavirus case tally approaches 650,000

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday reported 6,693 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking its nationwide tally to 647,849.

The country's coronavirus response centre said 154 people had died of the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 9,320.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov and Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Alison Williams)