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It had the greatest mortality rate as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic.
As of June 2020, San Marino has the highest mortality rate per capita of any nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic's impact. Following a sluggish distribution of the final immunizations, the country made news in April 2021 for employing the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine rather than vaccines authorized by the EU. San Marino is the world's oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic. It is neither a member of the EU nor the Eurozone, despite using the Euro as its currency.