How to summarise unique values with respect to another coulmn?

The code would be something like this


r %>%
    mutate(date = dmy(date)) %>% 
    group_by(continent, location) %>% 
    filter(date == max(date)) %>% 
    group_by(continent) %>% 
    summarise(population = sum(population))

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