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Daily death toll from COVID-19 in Russia rises to new record

Daily death toll from COVID-19 in Russia rises to new record

People line up to receive a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination center in a shopping center in Oryol, Russia, Oct. 25, 2021. Photo taken Oct. 25, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW, Nov. 2 (Reuters) – The daily death toll from COVID-19 in Russia rose to a record high of 1,178 on Tuesday, amid a wave that has forced officials to impose another partial lockdown across the country.

The government’s coronavirus task force also reported 39,008 new infections in the past 24 hours, including 5,736 in Moscow.

Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Tom Balmforth; adaptation by Andrew Cawthorne

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