London, More than 85.9 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,860,249 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
Russia reported 24,217 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours on Wednesday, including 5,142 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 3,308,601. Authorities said 445 people had died, taking Russia’s official death toll to 59,951.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 21,237 to 1,808,647 and the reported death toll rose by 1,019 to 36,537, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Wednesday.
The Czech Republic reported 17,278 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, its highest daily tally on record, Health Ministry data showed on Wednesday. The country of 10.7 million also had a record number of active cases – 126,348 as of Wednesday morning, the figures showed.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
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