The total number of coronavirus cases in Russia on Wednesday crossed the 300,000-mark with 8,764 fresh cases being reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country now stands at 308,705. Over the same period, 135 people died, raising the death toll to 2,972, while 9,262 people recovered. Over 85,000 people have recovered from the infection in the country. Russia continues mass testing for Covid-19 in an attempt to detect the disease in the early stages, when it is less contagious. As many as 7.1 million tests have been carried out so far.