News of the Day: 26 June 2021

The Moscow Times: Russia’s Euro 2020 host Saint Petersburg on Saturday reported the country’s highest daily Covid-19 toll for a city since the start of the pandemic, data showed. Official figures said the city, which has already hosted six Euro 2020 matches and is due to host a quarter-final on Friday, recorded 107 virus deaths over the last 24 hours.  Russian news agencies said this was the highest toll of any Russian city since the start of the pandemic.

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