The head of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Murashko, said on the air of the Russia 1 TV channel that the epidemiological situation in the country is stable, but in a number of regions there is a slight increase in the incidence of COVID-19.
According to the Minister of Health, the daily increase in cases is explained by an increase in activity, since Russians are now gradually returning from holidays.
In this regard, the head of the department once again urged citizens to observe sanitary and epidemiological safety rules.
In the Russian Federation, the number of infected patients increased to 1,062,811, over the past day, coronavirus infection was confirmed in 5,449 people. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 876,225 patients have recovered, 18,578 cases have died.
Earlier it became known that more than 50 countries have already shown interest in the domestic vaccine against the Sputnik V coronavirus.