Russia Tuesday reported 11,615 new cases and 188 fatalities, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 1.2 million and the death toll to 21,663.

The country saw the highest daily number of cases on May 11 when 11,656 cases were recorded throughout the country.

Over 6,252 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the recoveries to 988,576.

In the last 24 hours, 295,000 tests were carried out throughout the country with the total number of tests exceeding 48.3 million.

Since originating in China last December, the pandemic has claimed over 1 million lives in 188 countries and regions.

More than 35.51 million cases have been reported worldwide, while over 24.77 million patients have recovered so far, according to figures compiled by the Johns Hopkins University.

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