In total, 6,126,541 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic, the operational headquarters said.

During the day, 779 people with coronavirus infection died.

799 patients died the day before.

The total number of deaths is 153,874.

Over the entire period of the epidemic in the country, 5,490,634 patients were cured of COVID-19.

During the day, 18 678 people recovered, the day before - 21 952.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova at a meeting of President Vladimir Putin with members of the government said that the situation with the coronavirus in the country remains tense.

Former chief sanitary doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko at an online briefing on the NSN urged Russians to be vaccinated against COVID-19.