Russia reports 10,598 new coronavirus infections

Russia on Friday reported 10,598 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its nationwide case tally to 262,843.

Among them, 4,748 new cases were registered in Moscow, bringing the total infection in the capital to 135,464.

The country’s coronavirus taskforce also said on Friday that 113 people had died over the last 24 hours, taking the official death toll from the virus to 2,418.

So far, 58,226 patients in Russia have recovered from the disease and over 6.4 million virus tests have been conducted across the country.

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