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Russia declares 1,459 new coronavirus infection cases

MOSCOW, April 9 (KUNA) -- Russian emergency center said on Thursday 1,459 new cases of coronavirus infection cases were recorded bringing total number of persons contaminated with the novel virus to 10,131.
The center said on its website that the local authorities registered 1,459 new cases, including 860 in the capital, in the last 24 hours.
It added that 698 patients recovered and number of fatalities reached 76.
Health authorities conducted more than one million examinations, the center said, also noting that more than medical laborites throughout Russia were involved in the coronavirus tests.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared, on Wednesday, specializing an additional sum of 10 billion roubles for backing up health sector. (USD=75 roubles). (end) as.rk