According to a press statement from the anti-coronavirus crisis center, as of October 15, the first component had been administered to 51 million people, and the complete cycle had been administered to 47.5 million people, RIA reported.
Currently, herd immunity is believed to be at 45% in Russia.
Furthermore, herd immunity stands at 61% in Moscow, 64% in the Moscow area, and 58% in St. Petersburg.
According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, this percentage should reach 80% of the adult population by the end of the year. This group comprises those who have had coronavirus or been vaccinated during the last six months, as well as individuals who had previously been ill or vaccinated but have had their vaccinations revaccinated.
The most effective approach to guard against COVID-19 is to be vaccinated. According to Mikhail Murashko, the chairman of the Ministry of Health, the percentage of critically ill COVID-19 patients who have been vaccinated is less than 0.03 percent, while the great majority of hospital patients have not been vaccinated.
The WHO stated at the end of September that the rejection of preventative vaccination was linked to SARS-CoV-2 death. This was also reported by Rospotrebnadzor, which stated that there are practically no vaccinations among the deceased, according to the department’s chief, Anna Popova.