MOSCOW, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — Russia registered 12,604 more COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from 12,742 a day earlier, the country’s COVID-19 response center said Monday.
The national tally has thus increased to 4,177,330 with 83,630 deaths and 3,726,388 recoveries, the center said.
Moscow, Russia’s worst-hit region, reported 1,723 new cases, taking its total to 969,557.
More than 109.4 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted across the country.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced on Saturday that the country had registered its third COVID-19 vaccine CoviVac, following Sputnik V and EpiVacCorona.
An industrial production line of the CoviVac vaccine will be launched soon and the first 120,000 doses will enter the domestic market in mid-March, he said. Enditem