Russia sets another Covid record as world battles Delta variant

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People wait in line to get a coronavirus, Covid-19, vaccine at a vaccination center in Sokolniki Park in Moscow, Russia, on July 2, 2021.

Photo credit: Dimitar Dilkoff | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Russia has so far ruled out a new lockdown to fight surging Delta infections, even as it reported 697 deaths on Saturday -- setting a new record for the fifth straight day.


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