Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask walks along the street in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reported 4,952 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, pushing its national tally to 1,005,000, the fourth largest in the world.

Authorities said 115 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 17,414.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Maria Kiselyova)

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