The share of opponents of QR codes has grown. Current about coronavirus on January 14 – RBC

In Russia, the proportion of opponents of QR codes has increased, the risks of a new remote location. The most relevant about the COVID pandemic is in the RBC review

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Source: JHU, federal and regional virus headquarters

Situation in Russia

In the country, 23,820 new cases of COVID-19 were detected per day. Of those previously ill, 739 people died per day. The total number of infected is 10.7 million, 9.8 million people have recovered. Died, according to the operational headquarters, more than 319 thousand people.

How the number of new cases of Covid-19 infection is changing in Russia

Source: federal and regional headquarters for combating coronavirus

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The chief freelance infectious disease specialist of the Ministry of Health Vladimir Chulanov told in an interview with RBC whether it is fair to consider Omicron a mild strain, what are the chances of vaccinated people getting infected with it, and whether this will be the “final boss” after which the pandemic will end.

Chulanov – RBC: It is naive to think that the evolution of COVID will stop at the omicron

  • In Russia and Moscow, an increase in infections with a new omicron strain of coronavirus cannot be avoided, preparations for a new wave of hospitalizations have already been made, Denis Protsenko, head physician of the hospital in Kommunarka, said.
  • The Russian authorities are not considering introducing QR codes for teenagers, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
  • The bill on the introduction of QR codes in public places, most likely, will not be adopted until the beginning of February, a source in the State Duma told RBC. In accordance with the bill, it was planned to introduce QR codes from February 1, and this measure was to be valid until June 1.
  • The number of Russians who do not approve of the introduction of QR codes for visiting public places has increased over the past two months, follows from a survey by the Superjob service. Thus, if in November 42% of respondents were against the relevant bill, in January their share increased to 52%.

Vaccination in the regions of Russia

Number of doses of vaccine applied per 100 population of the region*

first dose second dose

Sources: operational headquarters for combating coronavirus, Rosstat, RBC calculations

Data for Russia i

  • Some Russian companies are again starting to switch to remote work due to negative forecasts for the omicron strain. In particular, Sberbank has already announced that it intends to send half of all employees to remote work.
  • In a sample of patients in Moscow, which was made by the Federal Medical and Biological Agency (FMBA) to study its test system, the proportion of those infected with the omicron strain of coronavirus was more than 76%. Rospotrebnadzor, however, considered these data irrelevant.
  • The head of the Gamaleya Center, Alexander Gintsburg, said that he had contracted the omicron strain of the coronavirus. According to the scientist, the corresponding antibodies were detected in him after a trip abroad. However, Gunzburg never experienced symptoms of COVID-19: in his opinion, this is due to the action of Sputnik V.

The chief doctor of Kashchenko – RBC: “You can’t convince categorical anti-vaxxers”

Georgy Kostyuk

  • Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed to assess the readiness for the spread of the omicron strain. In particular, by January 14, the Ministry of Health must assess the readiness of medical organizations for additional deployment of beds, and the Ministry of Digital Transformation must ensure the readiness of the 112 service for a possible increase in the number of citizens’ appeals by the end of the working week.

How the number of deaths from Covid-19 is changing in Russia

Daily data of the operational headquarters

Source: federal and regional headquarters for combating coronavirus

Data for Russia i

The rate of spread of coronavirus in Russia

Weekly growth rates of new cases, %. Week to week comparison.
The period from the beginning of May 2020, when the number of daily tests for coronavirus exceeded 200 thousand, is considered.

Source: federal and regional headquarters for combating coronavirus

Data for Russia i

Russian laboratories offer several options for testing antibodies to the COVID-19 pathogen. Which one to choose, in what cases what is needed and why it is not necessary to compare tests from different laboratories – read in the RBC material.

The spread of the coronavirus Covid-19 in the regions of Russia

Number of confirmed cases of infection

Source: Federal and regional headquarters for the fight against the virus

Data for Russia i

The situation in the world

According to WHO, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world has exceeded 315 million people, of which more than 5.5 million have died.

  • The United States remains the leader in the number of confirmed cases, with more than 62 million infected. India is in second place (over 36 million), Brazil is in third (22.6 million), the UK is in fourth (over 14.8 million), and France is in fifth (over 12.6 million).
  • On January 13, 3,395,785 people were infected with the coronavirus – this is the maximum since the beginning of the pandemic, according to WHO data.
  • In Poland, scientists have discovered a human gene that is associated with a severe course of coronavirus, said the Minister of Health of the Republic, Adam Nedzielski. According to him, based on this study, it will be possible to determine in advance whether a person with COVID-19 will have a severe form.
  • Coronavirus is gradually becoming an endemic infection, that is, characteristic of a certain area, said Maria van Kerkhove, head of the technical team at the WHO Emergency Diseases Unit.
  • New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency due to the spread of the omicron strain of the coronavirus.
  • Frequent, short-term booster doses of the coronavirus vaccine can overwhelm the immune system, warned European Medicines Agency (EMA) head of vaccines and infection control Marco Cavaleri.

The spread of coronavirus Covid-19 in the world

Number of confirmed cases of infection

Source: JHU

World Data i

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