More than 21 thousand covid patients were detected in the Russian Federation per day for the first time since the end of December
Plot The fourth wave of coronavirus in Russia
Over the past day, 21,155 cases of coronavirus in 85 regions were confirmed in the Russian Federation, including 2,975 (14%) no clinical manifestations of the disease were found, according to Stopcoronavirus.rf.
< p> Thus, the total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic in the country increased by 0.20% and reached 10,723,305 cases.
During the day, the largest number of cases was detected in Moscow (5,490 people), St. Petersburg (1,839) and the Moscow region (1,556).
Over the past 24 hours, 25,984 people have recovered. For the entire period, 9 784 348 people were discharged in the country.
740 deaths were confirmed per day. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 319,172 people have died from the coronavirus in Russia.
On the eve, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin assumed a high incidence rate due to the omicron strain. On the same day, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that 698 cases of infection with the new strain were detected in Russia, most of these cases occur in the Moscow region.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Ministry of Health to assess the readiness of medical facilities to deploy additional beds and create a reserve for the treatment of patients with COVID-19.