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Russia’s coronavirus case tally passes 750,000

FILE PHOTO: Specialists sanitize an airport near Rostov-on-Don

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s official coronavirus case tally reached 752,797 on Thursday, the fourth largest in the world, after authorities reported 6,428 new cases in the last 24 hours.

In their daily readout, officials said 167 people had died overnight, pushing the official death toll to 11,937.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov and Maxim Rodionov; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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