Russia reports 20,921 new coronavirus cases, 559 deaths

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday reported 20,921 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, including 2,668 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 3,698,273.

Authorities also reported an additional 559 deaths, raising the official total to 68,971.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; editing by Jason Neely)

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