The Oklahoman

Russia reports new daily high in COVID-19 death toll


MOSCOW – Russia reported a record daily death toll from COVID-19. It’s the fifth time in a week that deaths have hit a new high in the country. The national coronaviru­s task force said Sunday that 890 deaths were recorded over the past day. That exceeds the 887 reported on Friday. The task force also said the number of new infections in the past day was the second-highest of the year at 25,769. But officials say there are no plans to impose a lockdown. Mask-wearing regulation­s are in place but loosely enforced.

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