Russian officials blame latest COVID-19 wave on Delta variant and low vaccination rate

Russian officials blame latest COVID-19 wave on Delta variant and low vaccination rate – CBS News

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A deadly third wave of COVID-19 is sweeping through parts of Russia. The nation reported more than 24,700 new cases on Tuesday and 780 deaths. Authorities are blaming the new wave on the highly contagious Delta variant and the slow rate of vaccinations. CBS News’ Mary Ilyushina reports from Moscow.

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