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December 30, 20219:05 PM UTCLast Updated an hour agoEurope

COVID-19 deaths in Eastern Europe surpass 1 million

By Lasya Priya M and Aparupa Mazumder

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A medical specialist takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a hospital in the town of Ovruch, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine November 10, 2021.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Medical specialists place the body of a person who died at the ICU unit for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in a bag at a local hospital in the town of Kalach-on-Don in Volgograd Region, Russia November 14, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill Braga
Medical staff members treat patients inside the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ward at the Interior Ministry Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, November 8, 2021.  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

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Medical specialists place the body of a person who died at the ICU unit for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in a bag at a local hospital in the town of Kalach-on-Don in Volgograd Region, Russia November 14, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill Braga

Dec 30 (Reuters) – Coronavirus deaths in Eastern Europe topped 1 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as the Omicron variant threatened to batter the region.

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