In Russia, over the past day, 5,065 new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in 83 regions of the country. This is reported in Telegram-channel of the operational headquarters on Friday, 14 August.
Most cases are in Moscow (688), St. Petersburg (159) and the Sverdlovsk region (156). Sverdlovsk Region (154) and Stavropol Territory (130) follow. The smallest number of cases was recorded in the Jewish Autonomous Region (3), as well as in Sevastopol and Chechnya (7 each).
In addition, over the past day, 6,568 patients with coronavirus recovered and were discharged. Another 114 people died.
Thus, since the beginning of the pandemic in Russia, 912,823 people have been infected with coronavirus. Most of them (722 964) recovered, 15 498 more people died.
August 11 President Vladimir Putin announced on the registration of the first vaccine against coronavirus, stressing that Russia was the first country to register the drug. He added that the vaccine has passed all the necessary checks. The head of the Ministry of Health, Mikhail Murashko, said that the registered first vaccine against coronavirus showed high efficiency.