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Coronavirus: With record-high cases, Russia says situation alarming but under control

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The Kremlin said on Thursday that the coronavirus situation in Russia was alarming, but that it was nonetheless still under control.

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Russia reported 19,404 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, close to a record high that included 5,255 infections in Moscow and took the national tally to 1,712,858.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said it was impossible to give accurate forecasts on the situation.


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