In total, 9,769,011 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic.

During the day, 1215 people with coronavirus infection died.

1217 patients died the day before.

The total number of deaths is 280,072.

Over the entire period of the epidemic in the country, 8,471,813 patients have been cured of COVID-19.

During the day, 35,182 people recovered, the day before - 36,514.

Earlier, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that at the end of November in Russia there was a decrease in the incidence of coronavirus by more than 20%.

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