Russia’s COVID-19 cases up 6,406 to 759,203


MOSCOW, July 17 (Xinhua) — Russia has registered 6,406 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total to 759,203, the country’s coronavirus response center said in a statement on Friday.

The country’s death toll has risen by 186 to 12,123, while 539,373 people have recovered, including 7,681 in the past 24 hours, the statement added.

Moscow, the country’s worst-hit region, reported 575 new confirmed cases, taking its tally of infections to 232,376.

On Thursday, 271,705 people were still under medical observation, while over 24.3 million tests have been conducted across the country, Russia’s consumer rights and human well-being watchdog said Friday in a separate statement. Enditem


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