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Russia reports record number of new coronavirus cases, deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s daily tally of new coronavirus cases surged to a record high of 19,768 on Wednesday, including 5,826 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 1,693,454 since the pandemic began.

Authorities also reported 389 deaths in the last 24 hours, a record high that pushed the official death toll to 29,217.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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