Russia Registers Nearly 5,000 New Coronavirus Cases​

A security guard wearing a protective face mask looks on in Moscow, as Russia's coronavirus case tally passed the one million September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,995 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing its national tally to 1,009,995, the fourth largest in the world.

Russia's coronavirus taskforce said 114 people had died over the last 24 hours, pushing the official death toll to 17,528.