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More than 600 people have now died in Russia from coronavirus, where the number of total confirmed cases is 68,622

On the morning of April 24, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 5,849 new coronavirus infections in the past day, bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 68,622 patients. A day earlier, health officials reported 4,774 new cases.

Another 60 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to 615. As many as 5,568 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully from the disease, including 677 in the past day.