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Russian health minister self-isolates as family member positive for coronavirus: RIA

Russian Minister of Health Murashko speaks during a demonstration prior to the opening of a new section for treatment of patients affected by the coronavirus disease at a hospital in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko will self-isolate after one of his family members tested positive for COVID-19, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing one of Murashko’s aides.

Russia recorded 15,971 new coronavirus infections on Thursday and 290 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing its official death toll to 25,242.

(Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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