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More than 800 thousand Russians were vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 800 thousand Russians were vaccinated against COVID-19

Russia began to supply its vaccine to other countries, which caused some dissatisfaction within the country

More than 800,000 Russian residents have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Saturday. He noted that more than one and a half million doses of vaccine were sent to the Russian regions..

Russia, which launched a vaccination campaign using the domestic vaccine Sputnik V, ranks fourth in the world in the number of detected cases of COVID-19 and has high hopes for several vaccines that it plans to launch into production..

The Sputnik V vaccine, which Russia has already begun to supply to other countries, provides for the introduction of two doses, each of which uses different components, with a difference of 21 days.

Russia sent 300,000 doses to Argentina last week, sparking domestic discontent as some people believe Russians should have more opportunities to get vaccinated..

On Saturday, Russia reported 26,301 new cases of coronavirus detected in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases rises to 3,212,637.

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