The day before, 23 270 cases were reported.

During the day, 794 people with coronavirus infection died.

799 patients died the day before.

The total number of deaths is 157,771.

Over the entire period of the epidemic in the country, 5 588 848 patients have been cured of COVID-19.

During the day, 20,485 people recovered, the day before - 20,834.

Denis Protsenko, candidate of medical sciences, chief physician of the City Clinical Hospital No. 40 in Kommunarka, said that vaccination is the key to ending the pandemic.

According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, as of July 28, about 20 million Russians have completed the full cycle of vaccination with Sputnik V, about 1 million - with EpiVacKorona, about 300 thousand - with KoviVac.

Director of the Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Gamaleya Alexander Gintsburg, in an interview with the NSN, told how herd immunity is formed.