MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Friday reported 232 deaths from the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a record one-day amount that pushed the nationwide death toll to 4,374.

Officials said 8,572 new infections had been confirmed, bringing the national tally to 387,623, the third highest reported total in the world after the United States and Brazil.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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