Russia reports 7,329 new COVID-19 cases

In this Jan 24 file photo, medical staff carry out from an ambulance a person at the COVID-19 infected patients section at the Pokrovskaya hospital in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP)

MOSCOW – Russia registered 7,329 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 21,380,264, the official monitoring and response center said Monday.

The center said the nationwide death toll increased by 89 to 389,626, while the number of recoveries grew by 8,329 to 20,727,435.
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Meanwhile, Moscow reported 555 new cases, taking its total to 3,225,569.