Russia records 8,709 new COVID-19 cases

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Moscow [Russia], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Russia confirmed 8,709 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 4,992,554, the official monitoring and response center said Saturday.

The national COVID-19 death toll rose by 386 to 118,125 in the past day, while the number of the country's recoveries grew by 9,345 to 4,610,465.

Moscow, Russia's worst-hit region, reported 2,653 new cases, taking the city's total to 1,154,115.

So far, over 135.3 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted across the country. (ANI/Xinhua)

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