MOSCOW, June 28 (Reuters) – Russia reported 21,650 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including 7,246 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 5,472,941.
The government coronavirus task force said 611 people had died of coronavirus-linked causes in the past 24 hours, pushing the national death toll to 133,893.
The federal statistics agency has kept a separate count and has said Russia recorded around 270,000 deaths related to COVID-19 from April 2020 to April 2021. read more
Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Maria Kiselyova
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