“Today, 20% of the total number of patients are small patients.

Almost 12,000 children have been hospitalized today, ”RIA Novosti quotes Murashko.

According to him, the increase in hospitalizations for the week amounted to 28%.

Earlier it was reported that in Russia 41,000 teenagers aged 12 to 17 have already been vaccinated against coronavirus infection.

Deputy Director of the Moscow Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology.

Gabrichevsky Rospotrebnadzor, Doctor of Medical Sciences Tatyana Ruzhentsova noted that the symptoms of the disease with the Omicron coronavirus strain in children usually appear on the second or third day after infection.