Russia Reports Record Covid Deaths For 5th Straight Day Amid Delta Surge.

Russia Reports Record Covid Deaths For 5th Straight Day Amid Delta Surge

COVID-19: Russia's new record comes amid a battle with the surging Delta variant.

Moscow:

Russia on Saturday reported 697 COVID-19 deaths in the previous 24 hours, the fifth straight day the country has set a new record as it battles the surging Delta variant.

It also recorded 24,439 new coronavirus infections, the highest figure since the middle of January when Russia was emerging from its second wave of the pandemic.

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