Russia orders businesses nationwide to shut down for a week amid COVID-19 surge

Russia has been reporting record-breaking numbers in new COVID-19 cases and deaths every day for the past week, forcing authorities to impose strict measures the country hasn't seen since last spring. President Vladimir Putin backed Wednesday a proposed nationwide "non-working" week starting October 30 to try to curb soaring infections. CBS News reporter Mary Ilyushina reports from Moscow.

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