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The mayor outlined the timing of the start of mass vaccination against coronavirus

Mass vaccination against coronavirus in Moscow may begin in the winter, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin in an interview with TV channel "Russia 24".

According to the mayor, the first vaccine could occur in August or in September-October, but it is necessary to establish its production. Therefore, mass vaccinations will start doing closer to the New year.

"But I hope it will be sooner," — said Sobyanin.

He noted that there is no doubt that the vaccine will appear soon.

"Everything's new, "on wheels" literally, with the factory passing falls in the hospital network of the city of Moscow, and not only for hospitals, but also outpatient treatment," — said the mayor.

He noted that the coronavirus is not yet defeated, despite the fact that the city is gradually returning to normal. The mayor urged Muscovites to protect themselves and their loved ones, not to expose the health dangers.

The mayor reminded that the risks of Contracting COVID-19 remain, so you need to avoid crowded places, in transport and stores to wear gloves and a mask.

Pandemic coronavirus has spread to almost the whole world. Total infection infected more than 7.2 million people, of which about 413 thousand died.

In Russia the number of infected exceeded 502 thousand people, including more than 261 thousand patients were cured, 5632 died. Earlier restrictions on the coronavirus gradually started to remove, however in some regions, the regime of isolation is maintained. In the Moscow region continued to operate in mask mode.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.