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Russia's coronavirus infection tally passes 950,000

FILE PHOTO: Medical specialists wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) rest on stairs outside a hospital during their working shift amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the city of Tver, Russia May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva reuters_tickers
This content was published on August 22, 2020 - 09:01

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,921 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, pushing its confirmed national tally up to 951,897.

Authorities said 121 people had died of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, raising the official death toll to 16,310.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Andrey Kuzmin; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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