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Russia’s daily number of new coronavirus cases falls, death toll tops 9,000 – Metro US

Russia’s daily number of new coronavirus cases falls, death toll tops 9,000

FILE PHOTO: A law enforcement officer wearing a protective mask
FILE PHOTO: A law enforcement officer wearing a protective mask stands guard on Victory Day in central Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Sunday reported 6,791 new coronavirus cases, a figure that keeps the daily rise below 7,000 for a third day in a row for the first time since late April. The new cases take the cumulative nationwide tally to 634,437.

The country’s coronavirus response centre said 104 people had died of the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 9,073.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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