Peskov called unconfirmed data on the first case of the omicron strain COVID-19 in Russia about the first case of the omicron strain of COVID-19, allegedly discovered in Russia. Thus, he commented on the corresponding remark of the journalist, TASS reports.
The press secretary stressed that in such a situation, one should not rely on media reports.
Peskov added that the headquarters for combating coronavirus is working to prevent the spread of a new variant of this infection in the country. “At the headquarters, I know that work has been done. Everything works, “he concluded.
On December 6, Russian tourist Yulia Demina, who returned from South Africa, said that she had found an omicron strain of coronavirus. According to the woman, doctors told her about the infection. Demina noted that when asked to show the results of the study, she was answered: “But we do not.” There is no official confirmation of this information.
A day earlier it became known that nine Russians who arrived from South Africa had a PCR test for coronavirus at the airport. They are under medical supervision in the observatory.