Thursday 02 December 2021 - 7:47:47 pm

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 cases and deaths


MOSCOW, 21st October, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- Russia reported a record 1,036 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours as well as 36,339 new infections, a surge that has seen some health restrictions reinstated.

Moscow's mayor announced four months of stay-home restrictions for unvaccinated over-60s and the government approved a week-long workplace shutdown to cope with fast-rising cases.

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