Comprehensive news: Russia's new crown cases in a single day hit a new high
Xinhua News Agency, Minsk, December 21. Xinhua News Agency reporters in Asia and Europe report: The epidemic continues to spread in some countries in Asia and Europe.
On the 21st, Russia reported a new record of new confirmed cases of new crowns, and Kazakhstan began to produce the "Satellite V" new crown vaccine developed by Russia.
Kazakhstan and Belarus will begin mass vaccination of this vaccine in January next year.
According to news from the Russian Epidemic Prevention Headquarters on the 21st, in the past 24 hours, Russia has newly confirmed 29,350 cases, a total of 2,877,727 confirmed cases, a total of 51,351 deaths, and a total of 2,295,362 cured cases.
The number of newly confirmed cases in Russia reached a new high in a single day.
Günzburg, director of Russia’s “Gamalea” National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, recently stated that Russia is “fully able to achieve” the production of 5 to 6 million doses of new crown vaccine per month. Therefore, 70% will be produced by the end of autumn 2021. Up to 80% of the Russian population can be vaccinated.
The Governor of Moscow Region Vorobiev recently said that the state has received 11,500 doses of the "Satellite V" new crown vaccine developed by the "Gamalea" center, and nearly 10,000 local residents have received the vaccine.
According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the 21st, in the past 24 hours, Ukraine has newly confirmed 6,545 cases, a total of 970,993 confirmed cases, a total of 16,665 deaths, and a total of 586,268 cured cases.
Uzbek Health Minister Stepanov said on the 21st that there were 70,327 newly diagnosed cases in Uzbekistan in the past week, a decrease of 8,392 from the previous week. The number of new confirmed cases in Uzbekistan has been decreasing for three consecutive weeks.
According to data released on the 21st of the Georgian government's website for the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, in the past day, there were 824 new confirmed cases in the country, a total of 209,462 confirmed cases, a total of 2,140 deaths, and a total of 184,668 cured cases.
The Georgian government has decided that citizens of various countries who have traveled to the UK within the past 14 days must be quarantined for 12 days when entering Georgia.
According to the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan, in the past day, there were 652 newly confirmed cases in Kazakhstan, a total of 147,236 confirmed cases, a total of 2,194 deaths, and a total of 131,606 cured cases.
The Kazakhstan News Agency quoted the Ministry of Health as saying that the "Satellite V" new crown vaccine production line of a pharmaceutical factory in Karaganda State was officially launched on the 21st and produced the first batch of 6000 doses of vaccine.
This batch of vaccines will be shipped to Russia for quality inspection.
The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan said that the pharmaceutical factory plans to enter full capacity production from January 2021 and is expected to produce 2 million doses of vaccine in stages, with a monthly production capacity of 300,000 doses.
In addition, the voluntary vaccination of Kazakhstan citizens will begin in January next year.
The Ministry of Health of Belarus released epidemic data on the 21st, showing that in the past day, there were 1,893 new confirmed cases in Belarus, a total of 175,416 confirmed cases, a total of 1,333 deaths, and a total of 152,930 cured.
White Health Minister Pinevich told the media on the same day that a large-scale vaccination of the Russian-made "Satellite V" new crown vaccine will begin in Belarus next January, and 200,000 people will be vaccinated in the first phase.
According to a decision passed by the Belarusian government a few days ago, in order to prevent the spread of the epidemic, starting from December 21, except for special circumstances, Belarus will temporarily restrict its citizens and foreign citizens in Belarus from exiting the country through land and water ports.
Prior to this, the Belarusian government has announced that it will temporarily restrict foreign citizens and stateless persons from entering the country through land and water ports from November 1.
Some other countries in Asia and Europe also updated the cumulative number of confirmed cases on the 21st: Armenia, 154065, Kyrgyzstan 79,254, Uzbekistan 76048, Tajikistan 12960, and Mongolia 993.
(Notewriter: Wei Zhongjie; participating reporters: Zhang Xiao, Li Dongxu, Li Jia, Ren Jun, Li Ming, Cai Guodong)