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Health

Russia reports 18,257 new coronavirus cases, 238 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers transport a patient inside the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. Picture taken October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 18,257 new coronavirus cases on Monday, including 4,796 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 1,655,038 since the pandemic began.

Authorities said 238 people had died in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 28,473.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Catherine Evans

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