The number of new cases of coronavirus in Russia per day increased by 22 934 to 3 448 203
Russia has reached a winter plateau for coronavirus, at the moment there are no reasons for a significant decline in the incidence, says Anatoly Altstein, doctor of medical sciences, virologist.
“There is, of course, no victory (over the coronavirus pandemic),” he said, acknowledging that the incidence is still high. The specialist urged to remember the spring period, when “at our peak there were a little more than 11 thousand. And now there are 23 thousand. “
According to Altstein, so far there are no “big reasons” for a significant decline in the incidence, and vaccination of the population, according to his assessment, is still insufficient. The virologist believes that tens of millions of doses are needed for wide coverage.
According to the information of the headquarters on January 12, the number of new cases of coronavirus in Russia per day increased by 22,934 to 3,448,203. The highest daily rate was observed at the end of December – 29,935 confirmed cases of COVID-19. From this moment on, there is a slight decrease in the number of patients.
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