Russia recorded 23,239 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,149,780, the official monitoring and response center said on Monday.

The nationwide death toll grew by 727 to 154,601, while the number of recoveries increased by 16,200 to 5,506,834, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Moscow, Russia’s worst-hit region, reported 2,629 new cases, taking the city’s total to 1,490,707.

–IANS

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