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Putin says Russia is ready for any coronavirus developments: RIA - Metro US

Putin says Russia is ready for any coronavirus developments: RIA

Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of State Duma factions, via a video conference call, outside Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The threat of the novel coronavirus in Russia has not gone away, but the country is ready for any development, the RIA news agency cited President Vladimir Putin as saying during a meeting with parliamentary leaders on Tuesday.

Daily new cases of the coronavirus in Russia surged past 11,000 on Tuesday, the highest jump since May 11.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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