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Russia reported a record number of coronavirus deaths and cases Thursday as Moscow and five other regions went into a partial lockdown to curb infections.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that according to government figures, 1,159 people died from Covid in the past 24 hours.
Another 40,096 people have been infected - a daily record since the start of the pandemic.
Thursday’s increases bring the official death toll to 235,057 - Europe’s highest - though authorities are accused of drastically downplaying that figure.
2021.10.28 / 18:14