Russia reports six new cases of coronavirus including five in Moscow: Interfax

Medical workers prepare to check passengers arriving from Beijing at the Yaroslavsky railway station in Moscow on Jan. 31, 2020. (File photo: AP)

Russia has identified six new cases of coronavirus, including five in Moscow, the Interfax news agency cited Russia’s coronavirus crisis center as saying on Friday.

That took the total number of confirmed cases to 13, a sharp rise. There have been no confirmed cases of people contracting the virus inside Russia. All the new cases were people travelling from Italy, the report said.

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