"This strain has not yet been found on the territory of Russia," RIA Novosti reports.

According to data as of November 26, 34,690 cases of coronavirus were registered in Russia per day.

In total, 9,502,879 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic. 

Kirill Masliev, the head of preventive medicine at EMC, founder of the Heroi Foundation for the support of medical workers, Ph.D.