Russia has confirmed 9,769,011 circumstances of coronavirus and 280,072 deaths, in line with the nationwide coronavirus info heart. Russia’s whole excess fatality rely because the begin of the coronavirus pandemic is at the very least 810,000.
Dec. 4: What it is advisable know at the moment
- Russia on Saturday confirmed 32,974 Covid-19 infections and 1,215 deaths.
- Russia on Friday mentioned it recorded its deadliest month in a long time in October, with the overall variety of extra deaths because the begin of the coronavirus pandemic surpassing 810,000.
- Russia would require residents coming into the nation from South Africa or neighboring nations to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival as a result of Omicron variant beginning Dec. 2, Rospotrebnadzor head Anna Popova announced Thursday.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday referred to as for mutual recognition of vaccines towards the coronavirus to assist curtail the pandemic, as concern grows around the globe in regards to the fast-spreading Omicron variant.
- Russians coming back from nations with which Moscow has not formally restored air journey must quarantine for 14 days, Anna Popova, the top of Russia’s Rospotrebnadzor client and well being watchdog mentioned Tuesday. The validity of well being passes obtained by a damaging PCR take a look at may also be decreased from 72 to 48 hours. Popova additionally suggested Russians to not journey overseas for New 12 months holidays as a part of a package deal of suggestions outlined in response to the Omicron variant.
- Putin has ordered the federal government to create an up to date motion plan for the Omicron pressure by subsequent week, he said at an funding discussion board Tuesday.
— As many as 1,500 Russian vacationers have been left stranded in South Africa as nations scramble to ban flights from the area, media reported Monday.
— The backers of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V said Monday that the jab is efficient towards the brand new Omicron coronavirus variant however they have been additionally growing an tailored booster.
— The brand new Omicron variant could also be spreading throughout Russia by vacationers coming back from Egypt, Senator and Honored Physician of Russia Vladimir Krugly said Sunday. Russia’s client safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, which leads the nation’s Covid-19 response efforts, later denied Krugly’s claims.
— St. Petersburg goals to vaccinate 80% of its inhabitants by mid-January by vaccination, its Governor Alexander Beglov said Thursday. He mentioned 67% of the town is at present vaccinated.
— Russian lawmakers are looking for to acknowledge these vaccinated towards the coronavirus with international jabs, the Izvestia each day reported Thursday.
— President Vladimir Putin repeated his stance that Covid-19 vaccination ought to be voluntary as areas and cities tighten restrictions on the unvaccinated.
— He added that he has obtained a nasal Covid-19 vaccine, days after saying he obtained a Sputnik Mild booster shot.
— Russia has registered a Covid-19 vaccine for youngsters 12 to 17 years outdated, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova introduced.
— Russia and Hungary have agreed to mutually acknowledge every others’ vaccination certificates, Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov said, marking the primary such settlement between Russia and one other nation.
— A Siberian area of Russia has change into the primary within the nation to impose self-isolation guidelines for residents who haven’t but been vaccinated towards Covid-19.
— The republic of Tatarstan became the primary Russian province to implement QR code passes on public transit earlier Monday.
— President Vladimir Putin mentioned he had had a 3rd dose of a Covid vaccine. “I had it two hours in the past,” Putin mentioned on state tv channel Rossiya 24, assuring viewers that his booster injection of the Sputnik vaccine had been painless.
— Russia’s herd immunity has surpassed 50%, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said.
— Two extra Russian coronavirus vaccines are at present present process preclinical trials, Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko said. Up to now, Russia has approved 4 vaccines: Sputnik V, the one-dose Sputnik Mild, EpiVacCorona and CoviVak.
— There’s “no finish in sight” to the Covid-19 pandemic in Russia but, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
— A Far East Russian area has change into the primary within the nation to introduce vaccine passports for inner flights as federal lawmakers race to mandate well being passes for public transport and different areas.
— Russia will resume air journey with Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mongolia from Dec. 1, authorities announced. It is going to additionally carry all remaining restrictions on flights with Mexico, Cuba and Qatar beginning that day. Beginning Dec. 12, practice connections to Finland will resume.
— U.S. pharmaceutical big Pfizer has obtained approval to conduct trials of Paxlovid, a novel oral antiviral remedy geared toward stopping and treating Covid-19. Ninety individuals in a handful of Russian cities will participate within the trials.
— Russia will introduce well being passes for access to public locations, eating places and intercity trains and planes in a radical transfer designed to spice up Russia’s sluggish vaccination marketing campaign.
— St. Petersburg mandated vaccination towards Covid-19 for all residents over 60 years outdated in addition to individuals with sure power diseases.
— Russia is now the world leader in coronavirus deaths for the primary time because the begin of the pandemic.
— The developer of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V has mentioned Moscow ought to make jabs obligatory as inoculation charges stay low regardless of file deaths and campaigning by authorities.
— Russia’s nationwide paid vacation geared toward curbing the unfold of the coronavirus came to an end Monday. Some areas are conserving the restrictions in place and plenty of others are implementing digital passes displaying proof of vaccination or current Covid-19 restoration.
— QR codes proving one’s vaccination proceed to be legitimate for one yr after vaccination, Russia’s Well being Ministry and Digital Growth Ministry said Monday following experiences that the validity interval had modified to six months.
— Russia’s single-dose Sputnik Mild vaccine produces a powerful antibody response amongst recipients, in line with analysis published in main medical journal The Lancet. Sputnik Mild is the primary dose of Russia’s two-dose Sputnik V vaccine, which is the spine of Russia’s home vaccination marketing campaign and is being bought around the globe.
— Russian authorities said that medical doctors have been beneath “extraordinary” pressure as a consequence of surging coronavirus circumstances in Europe’s worst-hit nation.
— The Novgorod area in northwestern Russia has change into the first region to increase the non-working week. It is going to order all non-essential employees to take a mandated paid vacation for an extra week after Nov. 7.
— The Kremlin cautioned Russians towards touring in the course of the Oct. 30-Nov. 7 non-working interval ordered by Moscow to stem a spike in coronavirus infections and deaths.
— The Israeli authorities will permit vacationers vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to enter the nation beginning Nov. 15.
— All of Russia’s 85 areas throughout 11 time zones have now mandated vaccines for sure classes of employees, Anna Popova, who heads the federal well being watchdog that’s main the nation’s response to the virus, said.
— The European Union expects nations together with Russia to analyze the sale of pretend Covid-19 certificates on-line and take applicable measures, an EU spokesperson advised RBC. The cybersecurity firm Kaspersky said final week that it uncovered counterfeit journey certificates made to look as in the event that they have been issued in France or Poland being bought for a median value of $300 on the Telegram messaging app.
— Authorities in annexed Crimea said they plan to buy cell fridges to retailer our bodies within the metropolis of Simferopol as Covid-19 deaths proceed to rise and the town’s morgues are overwhelmed.
— Russian authorities have been investigating nurses and a health care provider in St. Petersburg accused of promoting faux coronavirus vaccination certificates, because the nation faces a lethal new wave. The Investigative Committee, which probes main crimes, mentioned a health care provider and three nurses are suspected of pocketing at the very least 100,000 rubles ($1,430) from 12 individuals after promoting official certificates with out having administered jabs.
— President Vladimir Putin instructed regional leaders to order eating places to shut between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. and to ban all leisure occasions.
— Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin imposed a partial citywide lockdown between Oct. 28-Nov. 7 to stem the unfold of the virus.
— The restrictions droop companies, providers, catering, sports activities, recreation, leisure and movie screenings apart from the sale of important items like medicines and meals. Mass occasions, besides these approved by well being officers, might be banned, and theater and museum attendance might be capped at 50% with mask-wearing and digital-code guidelines in place. In-person public providers might be suspended and kindergarteners and faculty college students despatched residence between Oct. 28 and Nov. 7.
The Moscow area launched similar restrictions shortly after Sobyanin’s announcement.
— President Vladimir Putin is not going to meet individuals face-to-face throughout Russia’s nationwide week-long paid vacation beginning on Oct. 30 designed to curb Covid infections amid file deaths, his spokesman mentioned.
— The tempo of vaccinations in Russia has accelerated following a string of areas imposing vaccine mandates for employees in sure sectors of the economic system and vaccine passports for entry into indoor venues, according to the Gogov web site which tracks vaccine uptake throughout the nation. It estimates Russia is administering greater than 300,000 first doses every day — up from round 120,000 a day earlier October.
— Russia’s second metropolis St. Petersburg will impose a partial lockdown from Oct. 30-Nov. 7, authorities announced.
— Sochi is bracing for an inflow of vacationers throughout public holidays beginning Oct. 30 designed to cease the unfold of the coronavirus. Occupancy charges in lodges are set to be at the very least 75%, the town’s mayor said — equal to peak summer season months on the Black Sea resort. The town has launched vaccine passports for entry into eating places and bars in a bid to cease the unfold of the virus regardless of the mass influx of vacationers.
— Russia has detected a brand new sub-variant of the Delta pressure of the coronavirus, which dangers compounding the nation’s spiraling infections and deaths, a senior Russian authorities scientist warned.
— The European Union’s drug regulator is not going to approve Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine till at the very least the primary months of 2022, Reuters reported.
— President Vladimir Putin announced a non-working week in Russia from Oct. 30-Nov. 7. Putin pleaded with Russians to get vaccinated and mentioned the general public holidays might be prolonged additional if circumstances don’t begin to fall.
— Nationwide, 87% of hospital beds reserved for coronavirus sufferers are occupied, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova mentioned in a televised assembly with President Vladimir Putin.
— Some 1,100 medical workers died from Covid-19 in Russia in the course of the first six months of 2021, the chair of the State Duma’s finances committee said. That’s greater than twice the quantity who succumbed to the virus in 2020, he added.
— Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has backed plans for a nationwide non-working week beginning Oct. 30. The proposal was put ahead by Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova throughout a televised authorities assembly. Mishustin mentioned the strict measures — successfully a paid trip or orders for employees at non-essential companies to cease going into their administrative center — have been “now obligatory” given elevated numbers of circumstances, hospitalizations and deaths. Golikova mentioned some areas ought to introduce the non-working week earlier, on Oct. 23 and likewise referred to as for unvaccinated pensioners to start out self-isolating at residence.
— Russia’s second metropolis, St. Petersburg, announced it will tighten restrictions to battle a surge in Covid-19 circumstances, introducing a well being go to manage entry to crowd occasions.
— Moscow authorities will begin fining public transport passengers whose face masks don’t cowl their nostril and mouth, a transit official said.
— South Africa’s well being merchandise regulator said it will not approve Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine as a consequence of considerations it may enhance the chance of HIV an infection amongst males. The choice was primarily based on earlier research testing the security of a modified type of adenovirus — a sort of virus that causes respiratory infections — generally known as the Ad5 and contained within the Russian jab.
— Russia will permit relations of foreigners who stay in Russia to enter the nation, the International Ministry mentioned. The comfort will permit individuals from nations not but on Russia’s designated listing of open nations to obtain a particular entry allow to come back to Russia, supplied they’ve a detailed relative dwelling in Russia.
— In response to Rospotrebnadzor head Anna Popova, 38 of Russia’s 85 areas have launched vaccine mandates for sure classes of residents and staff working in designated sectors of the economic system, akin to retail and hospitality.
— Russia will resume common air journey with the Bahamas, Iran, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Slovenia, Tunisia, Sweden and Thailand beginning Nov. 9, the nationwide Covid-19 headquarters introduced.
— Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko has called on medical doctors who’re self-isolating and even retired as a result of pandemic to get vaccinated and return to work as a consequence of file will increase in Covid-19 infections and deaths.
— The Moscow area that surrounds the capital has imposed vaccine mandates for gross sales, meals, transport, public service, hair salon and health membership staff.
— Roughly 235,000 of Russia’s 255,000 Covid hospital beds nationwide are occupied, with 6,000 sufferers on ventilators, Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko said.
— Russia’s western exclave of Kaliningrad has suspended deliberate medical procedures because it battles an “extraordinarily troublesome” surge in coronavirus circumstances and hospitalizations. The central Mari El area additionally canceled routine operations and medical remedy from Tuesday, warning that it had run out of free hospital beds and should quickly have to start out treating sufferers in corridors.
— The Kremlin described Russia’s Covid fatality toll as “excessive” and the nation’s vaccination price as “unacceptably” low, even because it rejected new restrictions in order to guard the economic system.
— Moscow launched free specific coronavirus exams at 20 areas throughout the town, because the capital continues to battle with rising an infection charges. The exams give a lead to 15 minutes, however are much less efficient than the gold customary PCR exams. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin mentioned fast testing would permit “socially accountable residents” to make sure they don’t seem to be spreading the virus.
— The Leningrad area that surrounds St. Petersburg would require residents to current QR codes proving their vaccination standing or a damaging PCR take a look at with a view to enter theaters, cinemas, swimming swimming pools and gymnasiums by Nov. 15.
— Russia reported 65,000 extra fatalities in August in a 45% leap on pre-pandemic mortality charges, official knowledge showed. The nation’s total variety of extra deaths because the begin of the coronavirus stands at 660,000.
— EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer mentioned that the nation “has repeatedly postponed” the timing of the inspection requested by the European Medicines Company which has slowed down the approval strategy of the vaccine within the EU. The Russian Ministry of Well being responded by saying that it offered the EU with all the required paperwork that the block requested.
— A World Well being Group delegation will go to Russia this month as a part of its approval process for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, Russian Direct Funding Fund head Kirill Dmitriyev said.
— The issue behind WHO’s suspension of Sputnik V’s approval course of has been resolved, said Mariangela Simao, WHO’s assistant director basic for entry to medicines, vaccines and prescribed drugs.
— Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has introduced that mass PCR testing might be launched in Russia’s capital in 1-2 weeks.
— Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova mentioned the federal authorities recommends Russian areas introduce QR-codes for attending mass occasions, the state-run RIA Novosti information company reported.
— Russia’s high cupboard official on Monday criticized the nation’s stalling vaccination charges for failing to sluggish the unfold of Covid-19 as Russians die in numbers not seen because the begin of the pandemic.
— Russia has completed Section three trials of its Sputnik V vaccine, Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko introduced, over a yr after Moscow touted the jab because the world’s first approved coronavirus vaccine.
— Russian residents might quickly have the ability to obtain vaccines not acknowledged by the federal government, the Kommersant enterprise each day reported, citing a Well being Ministry proposal put up for public dialogue.
— President Vladimir Putin is now not self-isolating, Okremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov advised journalists. Putin beforehand said that dozens of individuals in his entourage examined optimistic for the coronavirus earlier than he went into self-isolation.
— Two Russian areas, the Perm area and the republic of Udmurtia, will reimpose QR code necessities to enter public occasions, cinemas, theaters and cafes beginning subsequent week amid an upswing in Covid-19 circumstances and deaths.
— America is ready to impose new journey guidelines that may ban entry to noncitizens who haven’t been vaccinated with an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine, a transfer that may shut out thousands and thousands who’ve obtained Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, The Washington Submit reported Monday.
— Russian officers have elevated warnings that the nation faces a looming fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Anna Popova, the top of the Rospotrebnadzor well being watchdog, which is main the nation’s response to the virus, mentioned the expansion in new infections was “intense” in 36 of Russia’s 85 areas. She additionally warned regional healthcare programs to be ready for a potential inflow in sufferers over the approaching weeks.
— Russian President Vladimir Putin said that dozens of individuals in his entourage examined optimistic for the coronavirus earlier than he went into self-isolation earlier this week.
— A Russian pharmaceutical firm has launched manufacturing of the British-Swedish AstraZenica vaccine. The doses might be supposed for export solely as Russia solely makes use of domestically developed vaccines inside its borders.
— The World Well being Group (WHO) has suspended its approval course of for Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, pending a recent inspection of at the very least one Russian manufacturing facility manufacturing the shot.
— Russia will resume flights with 5 extra nations — Denmark, South Africa, Peru, New Zealand and Djibouti — beginning Oct. 5, the nationwide coronavirus taskforce mentioned.
— Russian President Vladimir Putin goes into self-isolation over coronavirus considerations in his interior circle, the Kremlin said.
— Russia will resume common air journey with Spain, Iraq, Kenya and Slovakia beginning Sept. 21, the federal government announced.
— The primary dose of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 78.6% efficient towards coronavirus an infection, 87.6% efficient towards hospitalization and 84.8% efficient at stopping coronavirus deaths, in line with a large-scale examine of Argentine vaccinations published in The Lancet. The examine famous the outcomes won’t be relevant to new variants just like the dominant Delta variant.
— Roughly 700 Russian medical doctors have died from the coronavirus thus far in 2021, the Well being Ministry’s chief non-staff pathology specialist Igor Bukhtiyarov said.
— Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot has suspended a number of pilots for refusing to vaccinate towards the coronavirus, the RBC information web site reported, citing an organization spokesperson.
— Russia may see a renewed surge of the coronavirus as early as this month, high well being officers have warned.
— Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine demonstrated 94.8% efficacy towards Covid-19, in line with actual world knowledge from San Marino, the place round 70% of the inhabitants have been inoculated with Sputnik V, the Russian Direct Funding Fund (RDIF) said. The vaccine additionally confirmed 95.9% effectiveness towards hospitalization.
— The safety provided by Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine may enhance in the course of the first six months after vaccination, a preliminary study in Argentina has discovered. Researchers analyzed blood samples of these inoculated with the Russian jab and located antibody responses have been stronger six months after being vaccinated in comparison with ranges recorded three weeks after the second dose.
— Slovakia will halt the usage of Sputnik V as a consequence of low demand amongst its inhabitants, experiences mentioned. The EU member state’s choice to approve the Russian vaccine forward of EU approval sparked a political uproar that led to the resignation of its prime minister.
— Russia registered its fifth coronavirus vaccine, EpiVacCorona-N, Interfax reported. The Well being Ministry mentioned it was an improve on the already-approved EpiVacCorona jab, which had been beneath scrutiny after scientific trial members raised questions in regards to the vaccine’s effectiveness. Each have been developed by the state-run Vector Institute.
— Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine affords sturdy safety towards hospitalization, in line with scientists who’ve performed the primary impartial real-world study of the jab’s effectiveness in combating extreme infections.
— Russia will launch a nationwide lottery for residents who’re vaccinated, in line with an order signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. One thousand winners might be randomly chosen to obtain money prizes of 100,000 rubles ($1,360).
— Thailand will permit vacationers vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V to enter its Phuket Sandbox areas, the Bangkok Submit reported.
— Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has canceled guidelines requiring employers within the capital to make sure at the very least 30% of unvaccinated workers work remotely. Tips to employers to recurrently take a look at staff for coronavirus and take temperature checks have additionally been scrapped.
— Chinese language aviation authorities have suspended Moscow-Shanghai flights operated by Russian flagship service Aeroflot for 2 weeks beginning Monday, Aug. 16, after 5 Covid-19 circumstances have been detected amongst passengers on the July 30 flight, the Russian state-run 1prime.ru information web site reported.
— Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 83% efficient towards the Delta variant, Well being Minister Mikhail Murashko said. Analysis printed in The Lancet this winter confirmed Sputnik V to be 91.6% efficient towards the unique coronavirus pressure.
— Russia noticed greater than 530,000 excess deaths between the beginning of the pandemic and the tip of June 2021, in line with official knowledge.
— The European Union now recognizes vaccination certificates from San Marino, the place 90% of these vaccinated have obtained Sputnik V.
— Russia has approved scientific trials of a mixture of its Sputnik V and the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine that can run by subsequent spring.
— Beginning Aug. 9, Russia plans to renew flights with Egypt’s resort cities of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, the nationwide coronavirus job pressure announced. Russia additionally plans to renew flights with Bahrain, the Dominican Republic and Moldova on that date.
— Russia’s Labor Ministry and the buyer safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor issued directions for employers to make sure 80% immunity amongst workers by vaccinations and restoration from Covid-19, permitting paid go away for vaccinated staff and suspension with out pay for individuals who refuse to get vaccinated.
— Moscow’s 119 well being clinics and 45 vaccination websites started providing Sputnik V and Sputnik Mild booster vaccine pictures towards coronavirus, in line with Deputy Mayor Anastasia Rakova. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin kicked off the booster marketing campaign on July 1, urging vaccinated residents to get a 3rd shot six months later, because the nation battles the extremely contagious Delta variant.
— Beginning July 19, Moscow eating places will now not require a QR code proving one’s vaccination, immunity or damaging take a look at outcomes to dine indoors, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced.
— Most service sector companies in Moscow met a Friday deadline to make sure 60% of their workforce obtained a primary dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the capital’s coronavirus taskforce mentioned. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin introduced he would give employers who fell brief one other week, till July 22, to fulfill the requirement.
— The Kremlin mentioned that Moscow had no fast plans to permit international coronavirus vaccines into Russia, regardless of the nation’s sluggish vaccination charges and rising dying toll in a 3rd wave of the pandemic.
— Russia will resume reciprocal flights with France and the Czech Republic from July 24, the nation’s coronavirus info headquarters announced.
— Russia has overtaken France as having the world’s fourth-highest variety of confirmed Covid-19 circumstances, in line with the World Well being Group.
— The builders of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine mentioned a deal had been struck with Indian vaccine maker the Serum Institute to supply 300 million doses yearly.
— Russia’s Federal Air Transport Company has ordered that airways take a look at all pilots and flight attendants for coronavirus as soon as each 72 hours, the RBC information web site reported.
— The republic of Buryatia in Siberia has lifted its lockdown after changing into the primary Russian area to order all non-essential outlets and companies to shut from June 27.
— Russia’s Black Sea coastal resorts together with Sochi would require visiting vacationers to vaccinate towards the coronavirus inside three days of arrival beginning Aug. 1, regional authorities announced.
— St. Petersburg authorities will ban gatherings of greater than 75 individuals from July 13, metropolis officers introduced. Case numbers have spiked in Russia’s second-largest metropolis because it has hosted seven matches within the soccer match.
— Moscow’s out of doors restaurant verandas will keep open to diners who lack a QR code proving their vaccination or immunity by Aug. 1. Initially, the town deliberate to require QR codes to dine at verandas beginning July 12.
— Beginning July 7, Russians coming back from abroad might be required to self-isolate till they take a look at damaging for Covid-19, client safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said. Vaccinated or not too long ago recovered Russians are exempt from the rule.
— A senior administrator at a western Russian clinic has been detained on suspicion of promoting faux coronavirus vaccine certificates, police said. In the meantime, Moscow police introduced the town’s first legal case towards an individual who had allegedly bought a faux QR code for eating indoors on the metropolis’s eating places.
— The Kremlin said it does not assist closing inner borders between Russia’s areas to include the unfold of the coronavirus.
— Germany’s well being company mentioned on Monday it will carry a ban on most vacationers from 5 nations together with Russia which have been hit by the Delta variant of Covid-19. Russia might be reclassified as a “high-incidence space.”
— Moscow authorities introduced that every one sufferers with acute respiratory signs might be required to self-isolate and take specific exams for COVID-19.
— Provides of Russia’s EpiVacCorona vaccine have run out in Moscow, metropolis authorities mentioned, leaving Sputnik V and Sputnik Mild as the one remaining vaccine choices for Muscovites after provides of the CoviVac ran out on June 22.
AFP contributed reporting.