Russian COVID deaths hit 4th straight record a week before new curbs

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MOSCOW: Russia reported a fourth straight daily record of COVID-19 deaths on Friday (Oct 22), with still a week to go before the start of a nationwide workplace shutdown ordered by President Vladimir Putin to try to curb a rise in infections. Authorities said 1,064 people had died in the previous 24 hours,