Photo Story: Tribute for the fallen Russian medical workers

Photo: EPA-EFE/ANATOLY MALTSEV

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An elderly woman looks at a makeshift memorial to medical workers who have died from COVID-19 in front of the local health department in central St. Petersburg, Russia.

Russia recorded 9,974 new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country’s coronavirus headquarters said in a statement today.

That marks the first time in 12 days that the country has reported fewer than 10,000 new daily cases.

Russia has officially reported 252,245 total cases of coronavirus. The country has the second-highest number of confirmed cases in the world after the United States, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.

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