Russia records record number of COVID-19 deaths for 5th day in a row – National – .

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Russia records record number of COVID-19 deaths for 5th day in a row – National – .



Russia reported 1,075 deaths from COVID-19, its fifth consecutive daily record, on Saturday as authorities prepare to close workplaces across the country and lock down the capital.

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A record 37,678 new cases have also been reported. Despite developing one of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccines, Russia has only vaccinated about a third of its population, one of the lowest rates in Europe.

President Vladimir Putin this week approved a nationwide closure of workplaces in the first week of November, and the capital Moscow will reimpose a partial lockdown from October 28, with only essential stores such as pharmacies and supermarkets being allowed to remain open.



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