A used medical face mask to protect against coronavirus next to the Kremlin Wall with Spasskaya Towel, left, and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, May 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)
Russia has confirmed 10,699 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, raising its total number of infections to 187,859, its coronavirus response center said Friday.
Single-day increases have been over 10,000 for six consecutive days, the center's data showed.