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Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths hover near record high

Hospital for COVID-19 patients in Volzhsky

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday reported 1,237 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, close to a record one-day toll recorded the previous day, amid a nationwide surge in cases.

The government coronavirus task force said it had recorded 40,759 new infections nationwide, down from a record tally of 41,335 on Saturday.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams)

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