The level of herd immunity to coronavirus in Russia rose to 62.6%

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The level of herd immunity in Russia increased over the week from 61.8% to 62.6%, the epidemiological situation worsened in 24 regions, improved in 7 regions, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova.

“ As of January 6, vaccination with the first component was carried out 79,028,014 times, vaccination of the full cycle & mdash; 75 113 883 times. The level of herd immunity in Russia is 62.6% '', & mdash; she said.

In four regions, herd immunity levels exceeded the recommended 80% & mdash; in Sevastopol (89.5%), St. Petersburg (81.4%), Karelia (80.8%) and Chukotka (80.6%). Three more regions are close to this mark & ​​mdash; in Tyva (78%), Lipetsk region (76.7%) and Moscow region (76.5%).

In seven regions, the level of herd immunity exceeded 72% & mdash; in the Murmansk, Oryol, Kaliningrad regions, Khakassia, Penza, Belgorod and Tyumen regions.

“ Heat map of the portal, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the situation, shows that the situation has become more complicated in 24 regions due to decrease in testing coverage, in 7 regions there is an improvement '', & mdash; said the Deputy Prime Minister.

During the annual press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the high mortality rate from COVID-19 is the result of a low level of herd immunity among residents of the Russian Federation.


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