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Russia reports record daily increase in new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Medical specialists wearing protective gear walk outside a hospital, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia November 11, 2020. The sign reads: "Admission department". REUTERS/Anton Vaganov/File photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported on Saturday a record daily increase of 22,702 new coronavirus infections, taking the national tally to 1,903,253.

Authorities also reported 391 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the official death toll to 32,834.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Andrey Ostroukh; editing by Jason Neely

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