MOSCOW 

Russia reported 771 coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest daily tally for the country to date. 

A total of 3,548 COVID-19 cases have been reported in 76 regions of Russia, while six fatalities over the past 24 hours have raised the death toll to 30, according to the country’s coronavirus task force.

In a statement, the team said 45 people were discharged from hospitals since Wednesday, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 235.

Moscow remains the country’s worst-hit area, and 595 of the new cases were reported in the Russian capital, according to the statement.

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