MOSCOW, December 25. /tass/. Cases of infection with a new strain of coronavirus “omicron” were recorded inside Russia, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told reporters on Saturday.
“We are monitoring, in total we see that there are imported cases from abroad, they are quickly localized, but there are cases of infection with the omicron strain on the territory of the Russian Federation—” he said during a working trip to Rostov-on-Don.
The Minister also said that the commission of experts of the Ministry of Health of Russia is developing new recommendations for the treatment of a new coronavirus infection caused by a new strain of omicron.
“Today, studies have been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness and treatment of [covid] caused by a new strain of drugs, including those based on monoclonal antibodies, which appear on the market today. We see that certain approaches will need to be changed. Yesterday, a commission of experts from the Ministry of Health was already working, who are developing new recommendations. Yesterday, some of the positions were already agreed on the treatment of diseases caused by a new strain,” he said.