Sputnik V vaccine: Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccinations in Russia

Sputnik V vaccine: Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccinations in Russia

Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the authorities to begin the mass voluntary vaccinations against COVID-19 next week.

The development comes after Russia recorded 589 new daily deaths from the novel coronavirus.

Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine: Vladimir Putin ordered the authorities to begin the mass voluntary vaccinations against COVID-19 next week.

As per the report, Russia will have 2 million Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine doses within the next few days.

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Last month, Russia said that the Sputnik V vaccine was 92 percent effective, as per the initial results.

Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine: Vladimir Putin ordered the authorities to begin the mass voluntary vaccinations against COVID-19 next week.

Putin told Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova “Let’s agree on this – you will not report to me next week, but you will start mass voluntary vaccinations…let’s get to work.”

Golikova had stated that large-scale vaccination could begin on a voluntary basis in the month of December.

Russian coronavirus vaccine: Russia announced that Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V over 95 percent efficacy 42 days after the first dose.

The rise in coronavirus cases in Russia has slowed since reaching a high on November 27. Russia reported 25,345 new cases on Wednesday.

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Russia has resisted imposing lockdown amid the second wave preferring targeted regional curbs.

Russia has 2,347,401 cases. It is the fourth-largest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. The United States is on the top followed by India and Brazil. It has reported 41,053 deaths ever since the pandemic started.

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Meanwhile, the museums, theatres, and concert halls have been in the city to break the chain of COVID-19.

-PTC News