Russia reports 26,301 new coronavirus cases, 447 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A medical specialist adjusts a protective face mask while working inside a pavilion of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNH), which was converted into a temporary hospital for people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia November 17, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday reported 26,301 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, including 5,452 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 3,212,637.

Authorities said 447 people had died in the past 24 hours, taking the official death toll to 58,002.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Andrey Ostroukh, Editing by William Maclean

source: reuters.com