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Russia confirms 34,690 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours

Moscow, Nov 26 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia has confirmed 34,690 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,502,879, the federal response center said on Friday.
"Over the past 24 hours, 34,690 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in 85 regions in Russia, including 2,466 cases (7.1 per cent) without clinical symptoms," the center said, adding that the rate of increase was 0.37 per cent.
Moscow registered 3,929 new COVID-19 cases. The Russian capital was followed by the Moscow region with 1,812 new cases, and Saint Petersburg with 1,704 new cases.
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20 Jan 2022 | 7:03 PM

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Vietnam reports 16,715 new Covid-19 cases

20 Jan 2022 | 7:02 PM

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About 30 people killed in stampede in Liberia: sources

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20 Jan 2022 | 6:22 PM

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