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Russia coronavirus deaths jump to record amid Delta variant surge

Russia on Wednesday reported more than 900 daily coronavirus deaths for the first time, as the country struggles with stubbornly high infection rates driven by the Delta variant and low vaccination take-up.A government tally recorded 929 Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, Russia’s highest daily fatalities since the outbreak of the pandemic.The new figures bring Russia’s total deaths from coronavirus to 212,625 – the highest toll in Europe.The world’s fifth worst-hit country with more than 7…

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