Moscow [Russia], May 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Russia confirmed 8,373 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 5,026,168, the official monitoring and response center said Wednesday.

The national COVID-19 death toll rose by 406 to 119,600 in the past day, while the number of recoveries grew by 9,135 to 4,642,090.

Moscow, Russia's worst-hit region, reported 2,416 new cases, taking the city's total to 1,164,017.

Over 136.4 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted across the country so far. (ANI/Xinhua)

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