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Health

Russia's coronavirus tally passes 960,000

FILE PHOTO: Grave diggers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) bury a person, who presumably died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the special purpose section of a graveyard on the outskirts of Saint Petersburg, Russia June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,744 new coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing its confirmed infection tally to 961,493, the fourth largest in the world.

Authorities said 65 people had died over the past 24 hours, pushing the official death toll to 16,448.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov and Andrey Kuzmin; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams

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