Russia faces record COVID-19 death toll for fifth day in a row

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Russia has reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths for the fifth day in a row.

Only about a third of the population is vaccinated, one of the lowest rates in Europe.

President Vladimir Putin has approved a weeklong, nationwide workplace shutdown to prevent the spread of the virus.

Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports.

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