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Russia reports 30,209 new COVID-19 cases

09 Dec 2021, 22:37 GMT+10

Moscow [Russia], December 9 (ANI/Xinhua): Russia has reported 30,209 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 9,925,806, the official monitoring and response center said Thursday.

Meanwhile, the national COVID-19 death toll increased by 1,181 to 286,004, while the number of recoveries grew by 35,794 to 8,637,861.

Moscow, Russia's worst-hit region, reported 2,948 new cases, taking its total caseload to 1,974,899.

Anna Popova, head of Russia's consumer rights and human well-being watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, said Thursday that the Delta variant continues to be the dominant strain in the country, after two Omicron cases were confirmed. (ANI/Xinhua)

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