In total, 9 801 613 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country since the beginning of the epidemic.

During the day, 1206 people with coronavirus infection died.

1215 patients died the day before.

The total number of deaths is 281,278.

Over the entire period of the epidemic in the country, 8,502,406 patients have been cured of COVID-19.

During the day, 30,593 people recovered, the day before - 35,182.

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.