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Russian COVID-19 cases top 6.5 mln

Russia has confirmed 21,571 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,512,859, the official monitoring and response center said Wednesday.

The nationwide death toll grew by 799 to 167,241.

During this period, the nationwide death toll grew by 799 to 167,241, while the number of recoveries increased by 20,067 to 5,808,777.

Meanwhile, Moscow, Russia's worst-hit region, reported 2,076 new cases, taking the city's total to 1,533,065.

More than 170 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted across the country so far.

Published : August 12, 2021

By : xinhua