Russia reports 28,142 new coronavirus cases, 456 deaths

City Polyclinic No. 3, where Russia's "Sputnik V" COVID-19 vaccine is being tested in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia confirmed 28,142 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours on Monday, including 7,279 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 2,488,912 since the pandemic began.

Authorities said 456 people had died overnight, taking the official death toll to 43,597.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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