In Russia, over the past day, 28,284 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in 85 regions. This was announced on Sunday, December 27, at the operational headquarters to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.
The largest number of detected cases is in Moscow (6620), St. Petersburg (3761), Moscow region (1609).
Over the past 24 hours, 552 people have died from complications related to COVID-19. Over the past day, 24 390 people have recovered in the country.
Since the beginning of the spread of coronavirus in Russia, the number of detected cases of COVID-19 has reached 3,050,248. 54,778 deaths have been recorded, 2,450,829 people have recovered.
On December 25, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin called the generally tense situation with the spread of coronavirus infection in the country.
On the same day, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, noted the importance of complying with all requirements and restrictions in connection with COVID-19 and urged Russians to take responsibility for their own health and the health of others.
On December 15, a large-scale vaccination against coronavirus started in all regions of the country. It is proposed to vaccinate with the Russian drug “Sputnik V”, which was developed at the Gamaleya Center and became the first vaccine against coronavirus in Russia and the world. It was registered on August 11.
As the director of the Gamaleya Center Alexander Gintsburg noted, in 2021 it will be possible to vaccinate most of the Russian population from COVID-19 and reduce the spread of coronavirus infection.
Also on December 14, it became known that the final effectiveness of the Sputnik V vaccine exceeded 91%. At the same time, for severe cases of COVID-19, the effectiveness was 100%.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and accessvsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeV Together. Coronavirus hotline: 8-800-2000-112.