A total of 2,089,329 cases of infection were recorded, of which 24,581 were new. 401 people died per day, 36,179 for the entire period. In Russia, almost 3 thousand people died in a week due to coronavirus. This is a new high since the start of the pandemic. The Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine will cost less than the Modern vaccine (its cost ranges from $ 25 to $ 37) and Pfizer. The price of the Russian vaccine will be announced next week. The Russian government has lifted restrictions on the entry of family members of foreign athletes into Russia. The chief physician of the Leader of Medicine medical center, Yevgeny Timakov, believes that there will not be a strong surge in the incidence of a new coronavirus infection in Russia after the New Year. A 5% decrease in the number of hospitalized people due to coronavirus in St. Petersburg may indicate a stabilization of the epidemic process.
A total of 553,713 cases of infection were recorded, of which 6,575 were new (data from the Moscow Operations Headquarters). The Moscow Metro has issued themed tickets "Ediny" dedicated to plasma donors with antibodies to coronavirus.
In total, more than 58.2 million cases of infection were recorded (data from Johns Hopkins University). The G20 intends to fund an equal distribution of coronavirus vaccines. The reason for the second wave of coronavirus in Europe was the lack of proper preparation for it in the summer months, and if the necessary infrastructure is not created in time, then the third wave will come in early 2021, according to WHO special envoy David Nabarro. UK authorities are discussing the possibility of introducing "covid passports" for those who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. It is assumed that the holders of the document will be able to move around the country more freely than people who refused vaccination. A partial curfew is in effect throughout Turkey. It will operate on Saturday and Sunday from 8 pm to 10 am. In the United States, an experimental antibody-based serum manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has been authorized in emergencies. Possible side effects of treatment include anaphylactic shock, fever, chills, rash, itching, and redness. The Chinese authorities have introduced quarantine in the city of Manzhouli on the border with the Russian Federation due to two cases of COVID-19. The authorities announced preparations for a mass testing of all residents. The quarantine, introduced in England in order to stop the second wave of the pandemic, will not be extended after December 2, but it will be replaced by a three-stage system of local restrictions.