MOSCOW

Russia reported 601 new coronavirus cases and four deaths on Friday. 

The total number of COVID-19 cases reached 4,149, while the death toll stands at 34, according to Russia’s coronavirus task force.

Moscow remains the worst-affected area as 448 of the new cases were reported in the capital, the team said in a statement.

The total number of recoveries is up to 281 after 46 more people were discharged from hospitals over the past 24 hours.

On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin extended the “non-working period” until April 30 to stem the spread of the virus.

In a televised address,

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