The daily increase in the number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation amounted to a record 49,513 cases, should from operational headquarters. This is the highest daily incidence rate for the entire period of the pandemic.
9,136 patients were hospitalized (this is 0.34% less than the day before), 24,719 people recovered. 692 people have died.
The largest number of new cases in Moscow is 15,987. This is also the maximum for the entire time of the epidemic.
As noted at the headquarters, the delta strain continues to dominate in the Russian Federation, which was detected in 52.3% of new cases. The “omicron” variant and other strains make up 47.7%. The spread of the strain “omicron” today is already recorded in 57 regions of the country.
On January 19, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin urged employers to transfer staff to remote work, if possible, due to the increase in the incidence of coronavirus.