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Russia reports 9,270 new COVID-19 cases, 392 deaths

Saudi Press Agency

Saturday 1442/9/19 - 2021/05/01

MOSCOW, May 1, 2021, SPA -- Russia reported 9,270 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 3,208 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 4,814,558, according to Reuters.

The government coronavirus task force said 392 people had died of coronavirus-linked causes in the past 24 hours, pushing the national death toll to 110,520. The federal statistics agency has kept a separate count and reported a toll of more than 225,000 from April 2020 to February.

According to Reuters calculations based on data from the state statistics agency published on Friday, Russia recorded more than 400,000 excess deaths from April 2020 to March 2021.

--SPA
13:12 LOCAL TIME 10:12 GMT
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