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Russia's coronavirus infections near 450,000

Reuters WORLD
Published June 05,2020
A police officer seats in a police car on the Red square with the Saint Basil's Cathedral on the background in downtown Moscow, on June 4, 2020. (AFP Photo)

Russia reported 8,726 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, pushing the total number of infections to 449,834.

Officials said 144 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official nationwide death toll to 5,528.