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Turkey records its highest virus death toll

Turkey on Friday reported 141 new deaths from the coronavirus, the highest single toll since its first recorded death in March.

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Turkey's COVID-19 deaths returns to April levels

Turkish health ministry statistics show 93 people died in one day of COVID-19 amid a surge in infections, bringing the daily death toll to numbers last seen in April.

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US sees daily record of nearly 80,000 new COVID-19 cases

A record of nearly 80,000 new COVID-19 infections over the course of a day were reported in the United States on Friday, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.

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Iran daily virus cases exceed 5,000 in new record

Iran's daily novel coronavirus caseload surpassed 5,000 infections—a new record—according to official figures announced Tuesday, as death rates remain high.

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Global coronavirus death toll tops 1.1 million

The total number of declared deaths from the new coronavirus has topped 1.1 million around the world, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 1500 GMT Friday.

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Russia reports record virus cases but shuns new restrictions

Russia registered its highest-ever number of new coronavirus infections on Friday after officials warned that tight restrictions could be put back in place if people continued to flout restrictions.

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France braces for wider COVID restrictions

France was preparing Thursday for tighter coronavirus restrictions in several major cities, two days after a maximum alert protocol went into force in Paris that included bar closures.

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