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Russia adds record 49,513 virus cases in single day

The number of coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 49,513 during the last 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Friday. The jump marks the highest single-day increase in infections.

According to the data, Russia's death toll went up by 692, to reach 324,752.

A day ago, coronavirus vaccine developer Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) claimed that its vaccine, Sputnik V, is more efficient against the Omicron strain than the jab developed by Pfizer/BioNTech.

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