Russia’s daily count of coronavirus cases keeps growing by the day, reaching a record 1,459 on Thursday, taking the country’s tally past 10,000.

The death toll stands at 76 after 13 fatalities – also the highest daily count to date – were reported over the past 24 hours, according to the coronavirus task force.

A statement said 10,131 COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in 81 regions of Russia, with 698 patients – up 118 since Wednesday – having recovered so far.

The capital Moscow remains the country’s worst-hit area, accounting for 857 of the new and 6,698 of

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