Russia reports 8,835 new coronavirus cases, 119 deaths in last 24 hours

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 8,835 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the number of infections nationwide to 528,964.

The authorities said 119 people had died from the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 6,948.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Mark Potter)