Russia’s coronavirus infection tally passes 970,000

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia reported 4,676 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, pushing its confirmed national tally up to 970,865.

Authorities said 115 people had died of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, raising the official death toll to 16,683.

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

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