Russian Health Minister Says COVID-19 Situation 'Stable', No Major Growth In Cases
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Sat 05th December 2020 | 07:30 PM
KALININGRAD (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 05th December, 2020) Russia's Health Minister Mikhail Murashko has said on Saturday that the spread of COVID-19 in the country at present is "stable," adding that public health officials have not observed significant growth in the number of new cases.
"Today, the situation is quite stable. We are not seeing a significant increase, it is moderate," Murashko said at a press briefing.
The previous record of 28,145 new cases was set on December 3.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Friday announced the launch of the Russian capital's COVID-19 vaccination program, adding that 5,000 frontline workers, including medical personnel, social service workers, and teachers, had signed up within the first five hours.