Moscow, January 12, 2021, SPA — Russia reported 22,934 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 5,001 in Moscow, taking the national tally – the world’s fourth highest – to 3,448,203, Reuters reported.
Authorities said 531 people had died from the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing Russia’s official death toll to 62,804.
Russia has extended a ban on flights to and from Britain until the end of Feb. 1 due to the new coronavirus variant detected in the UK, Russia’s coronavirus taskforce said on Tuesday.
Russia, which has already reported a case of the more infectious coronavirus variant, has had the flight ban in place since Dec. 22.
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