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COVID-19 in Russia: Highest daily deaths and infections yet

Russia's coronavirus rates have set records for the third day in a row. Some 1,000 fatalities, and over 30,000 infections per day — the highest since the pandemic began. The country faces a sharp rise in cases, driven by the delta variant and low vaccination rates.

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