Moscow, February 8 Russian Deputy Prime Minister Golikova said at an online press conference held in Moscow that the pandemic situation in Russia is stabilizing, but the situation varies greatly from place to place.
Golikova said that the spread of the novel coronavirus in Karelia, Kalmyk and other places is twice the average speed in Russia, while the transmission rate of the virus in Tatarstan, Chechnya, Krasnodar and other regions is the lowest in Russia.
Golikova said that as of the evening of the 7th, Russia had produced 8.62 million doses of coronavirus vaccine, mainly the “satellite-V” vaccine and “EpiVacCorona” vaccine.
There are 3,655 coronavirus vaccination sites across Russia, and the number of vaccination sites depends on the number of vaccines available locally.
Golikova stressed on the same day that health and pandemic prevention measures must be followed before forming herd immunity.
According to the Russian News Agency, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov said at a press conference in Moscow on the same day that global herd immunity is expected to take shape in August this year.
Many countries are working hard to do so, and the coronavirus vaccination rate in Russia and the United States is increasing.
According to the Russian Presidential Information Bureau, Russian President Putin said in a videoconference with the Science and Education Council on the same day that Russia is the world’s leading country in the development of a coronavirus vaccine and is the only country in the world that has three domestic vaccines.
Recently, the daily growth figures of the Russian coronavirus pandemic have shown a downward trend.
According to Russia’s COVID-19 Prevention and Control Headquarters on the 8th, there have been 15,916 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Russia in the past day, the first time since October 22 last year that the number of coronavirus infections has increased below 16,000.
Moscow is the hardest hit area of the pandemic in Russia.
In an interview with Russia 24 News Channel, deputy mayor of Moscow Yefimov and Moscow Oblast Governor Vorobiyov said on the 8th that the pandemic situation in the two places is stable and life is gradually returning to normal.