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Experts from the Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) say 1,043 COVID-19 cases, including 36 fatalities, have been registered in Russian-occupied Crimea since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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"Some 33 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in the past day. In total, 1,043 COVID-19 cases, including 36 fatalities, have been registered on the Crimean peninsula since the start of the coronavirus pandemic," the CHRG said on Facebook on July 7, referring to the occupying authorities' data.

In Sevastopol alone, five new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past day.

In total, 254 coronavirus cases, including five fatalities, have been confirmed in the city since the start of the pandemic.