MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported on Friday 8,987 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its nationwide tally of infections to 511,423.
Officials said 183 people had died in the last 24 hours, pushing the official national death toll to 6,715.
(This story corrects number of new cases to 8,987 from 8,779 in text and headline)
Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Catherine Evans
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