OREANDA-NEWS. The Ministry of Health of Russia received documents for the registration of the third vaccine against coronavirus infection. The drug was made by the Federal Research Center of Immunobiological Drugs of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to the head of the department Mikhail Murashko, the documents have already been sent for examination, after which the issue of state registration will be resolved. In an interview with «RBC», Murashko said, that Russian vaccines were created using three different technologies, which will certainly make a serious contribution to the victory over the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Russia, 21.152 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered over the past day. The total number of infected Russians has reached 3 million 633 thousand 952 people. 597 patients died during the day. In total, 67.220 patients have died in the country since the beginning of the epidemic. 3 million 27 thousand 316 people recovered.

American scientists reported about the discovery of an unknown coronavirus mutation, writes The New York Times. At the moment, there is no evidence that the mutation is more deadly than other variants of the coronavirus. There is also no report on how contagious the CAL.20C mutation is.