During the day, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the Russian Federation increased by 5 449, according to the headquarters for combating infection.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the headquarters, in the Russian Federation, the coronavirus has been confirmed in 1,062,811 people. It is specified that the daily growth of 29 days does not exceed 0.5 percent.
Over the past day, 94 patients have died from COVID-19, 2,690 have recovered. In total, 18,578 patients with a new coronavirus infection have died in the Russian Federation, 876,225 people have recovered.
The total number of deaths was 1.75 percent of all those infected in the Russian Federation, the headquarters noted.
Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko said that the first batches of the Russian vaccine against COVID-19 will be delivered to the regions by September 14. He also said that the development of the second Russian vaccine against coronavirus is going on as usual.