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Coronavirus

Russia reports record daily coronavirus deaths: Tally

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Russia on Tuesday recorded 652 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest death toll in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to a government tally.

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A record-high number of daily deaths -- 119 -- was also reported in the Euro 2020 host city Saint Petersburg that’s hosting a quarter-final on Friday, as Russia grapples with a spike of infections spurred by the highly infectious Delta variant.

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