Live COVID-19 updates: Russia's COVID-19 cases up 6,852 to 627,646

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BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MOSCOW -- Russia has confirmed 6,852 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising its total number of infections to 627,646, its coronavirus response center said in a statement Saturday.

The death toll grew by 188 to 8,969, while 393,352 people have now recovered, including 9,200 over the last 24 hours, according to the statement.

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ISTANBUL -- Some 2.4 million Turkish high school graduates took the university entrance exam on Saturday amid a national lockdown against COVID-19.

A partial curfew was imposed for this weekend to limit the social interaction on streets over the concerns of the spread of coronavirus.

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BEIJING -- The Chinese capital has issued fresh guidelines on COVID-19 containment, calling on its residents to continue to wear masks, maintain social distancing and wash hands frequently.

Masks have been made compulsory in hospitals, crowded scenic spots and public transports, according to Beijing's disease control and prevention center.

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KABUL -- The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Saturday confirmed 165 new COVID-19 cases after the number of tests decreased in recent days due to shortage of testing kits, the ministry said in a statement.

"A total of 529 tests were conducted within the past 24 hours, and 165 cases were positive for COVID-19 in 13 provinces of Afghanistan's 34 provinces," according to the statement. Enditem

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