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The spread of coronavirus is slowing in Russia, but there are still more than 10,000 new diagnoses every day

On the morning of May 13, Russian officials announced that the country recorded 10,028 new coronavirus infections in the past day (up 4.3 percent from the day before) bringing the nation’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 242,271 patients. The only country in the world with more registered coronavirus patients is the United States, where nearly 1.4 million people have tested positive for the disease.

Another 96 people reportedly died from the disease, raising Russia’s total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 to 2,212. As many as 48,003 people in Russia are known to have recovered fully, including 4,491 in the past day.

Russia says it’s conducted more than 5.9 million coronavirus tests, so far, including 177,000 in the past day.