“Despite the past days, the rapid growth in the number of cases, now we already see a little bit of a tendency to stabilize the situation,” RIA Novosti quotes Pshenichnaya as saying.

According to her, in Russia there is a “decent” level of collective immunity to coronavirus, many people have been ill with the omicron variant.

Earlier, Pshenichnaya said that the peak incidence of COVID-19 in Russia would come, presumably, in mid-February.