"The incidence rate today is exceeded in five regions: the Novgorod, Amur, Tomsk regions, Khabarovsk Territory and the Republic of Crimea," - said Golikova.

She noted that there is a decrease in 33 regions. 

According to her, "the most significant decline is noted in St. Petersburg, Moscow and the Moscow region."

RT is broadcasting the meeting.

In Russia, 33,558 cases of coronavirus infection were detected during the day.

In total, 9,434,393 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic.

Virologist Yevgeny Timakov, in an interview with FAN, gave a forecast regarding the situation with COVID-19 before the New Year holidays.