Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova announced that the level of collective immunity to coronavirus in Russia, within a week reached from 58.2% to 60.4%,
According to the same to date December 24, 77,876,905 people have received the first dose of the vaccine, while 73,106,249 people have been fully vaccinated with the two doses. These numbers achieve a level of immunity of 60.4%, she said, noting that in Sevastopol the level of immunity has reached 90%.
“As Mr. President Vladimir Putin, this is not enough for the inhabitants of our country to be considered sufficiently protected from the coronavirus. “Give a gift to you and your loved ones in the New Year: give him immunity from the disease, it is free and safe”, added Golikova.
She has stated that cIn order to achieve collective immunity, at least 80% of the adult population, ie more than 90 million people, must be vaccinated.
Golikova stressed that the situation with the epidemiological burden has improved in 17 regions of Russia, while it has worsened in only two. “In Russia, unlike in Europe, at the moment we are able to deal with the pandemic without great restrictions, it is important to maintain this balance, observing the protection measures during the holiday season,” said the Russian Deputy Prime Minister.
In Moscow the level of immunity decreased within a week to 72% from 72.2%. As of December 24, 6,670,105 people had received the first dose and 6,268,959 people had received both doses.
Russia today announced 24,703 new cases and 998 deaths
Russia announced today that for the first time since October 1, the daily cases did not exceed 25,000, as 24,703 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the last twenty-four hours, raising the total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic at 10,343,353.
The government agency for the coronavirus also announced that 998 deaths had been recorded in the last 24 hours, compared to 1,002 the previous day, noting that for the first time since October 18, the death toll did not exceed 1,000. A total of 302,269 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the last twenty-four hours, 2,126 new cases were registered in Moscow compared to 3,062 the previous day and 75 deaths compared to 77 the previous day.