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Russia records 1,028 COVID-19 deaths in a day

Kirill Kudryavtsev, AFP

Posted at Oct 21 2021 09:21 AM

Russia raises alarm in COVID-19 deaths

Servicemen of Russia's Emergencies Ministry wearing protective gear disinfect Moscow's Belorussky railway station on Wedensday, amid the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic. Russia said Wednesday 1,028 people died of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, a new record, as President Vladimir Putin mulls introducing nationwide restrictions to curb the spread of the disease.