A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus latest: Russia infections spiral; Spain declares emergency in Madrid

  • Russia reported 12,126 new cases on Friday, surpassing its previous high from May
  • The move escalates a stand-off between the Spanish government and the Madrid regional chief who believes the curbs are illegal

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks on Red Square in central Moscow. Photo: AFP
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