Russia reported 1,075 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, its fifth straight every day file, because the authorities put together to close workplaces countrywide and lock down the capital.
A file 37,678 new instances had been additionally reported. Regardless of creating one of many world’s first vaccines in opposition to COVID-19, Russia has vaccinated solely a few third of its inhabitants, one of many lowest charges in Europe.
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President Vladimir Putin this week accredited a nationwide office shutdown within the first week of November, and the capital Moscow will reimpose a partial lockdown from Oct. 28, with solely important retailers akin to pharmacies and supermarkets allowed to stay open.
— Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Polina Devitt
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