Russia on Thursday confirmed 37,374 Covid-19 infections and a new record of 1,251 deaths

Russia has confirmed 9,219,912 cases of coronavirus and 260,335 deaths, according to the national coronavirus information center. Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is at least 723,000.

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Germany RKI Reports A Record 65K COVID Cases Yesterday

Yesterday, 65,371 new laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as 264 new deaths associated with COVID-19 were transmitted to the RKI in Germany.

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Poland reports 24,239 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, 463 deaths

The healthcare system is now handling 15,316 Covid-19 hospitalisations, up from 14,906 recorded the day prior, including 1,326 patients on ventilators, against the total of 1,913 ventilators available, the Health Ministry said on Twitter.

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Ireland Reimposes Some Virus Restrictions as Cases Surge

Ireland has reintroduced some Covid-19 restrictions as it grapples with surging infections and a rising number of hospitalizations.

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Slovakia reports highest daily tally for new coronavirus cases

Slovakia reported 8,342 new coronavirus cases for Tuesday, the highest daily tally to date in the central European country of 5.5 million people, Health Ministry data showed on Wednesday.

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COVID-19 infections soar to record in Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has reported a record number of new daily coronavirus infections since the pandemic started.

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Merkel Warns of Dramatic Situation Before Talks to Curb COVID-19 in Germany

Germany’s coronavirus situation is dramatic, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Wednesday, calling for an extra push on vaccinations a day before federal and regional leaders meet to agree on measures to curb a fourth wave of the virus.

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Netherlands sets records for daily coronavirus infections, positivity rate; Over 2,000 hospitalized

Over 20 thousand people were diagnosed with an infection of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus between Monday and Tuesday morning, the first time that has happened in a single day since the start of the pandemic.

Read more at NL Times