The number of people who died of the new coronavirus in Russia on Monday will approach 6000.
In the last 24 hours, 112 Russians died with the lung virus, bringing the total death toll to 5971.
Moscow reports that the virus has been diagnosed in 8985 people in the past 24 hours.
This brings the number of infections in Russia to 476,658.
Russia is the country with the third-highest number of infections, after the United States and Brazil.