Compulsory vaccination against coronavirus of part of the population was introduced throughout Russia: Society: Russia: Lenta.ru
The head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, announced that mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 of part of the population has been introduced in all regions of Russia. She made such a statement at a meeting of the Coordination Council for the fight against coronavirus infection under the government. TASS…
Popova emphasized that the relevant decisions on the vaccination of certain categories of citizens have been adopted in all constituent entities of Russia. Earlier, she noted that measures to combat coronavirus in the regions were announced long before the holidays.
The head of Rospotrebnadzor noted that the maximum increase in the incidence of COVID-19 is observed among people in the older age group. In particular, if over the past week the incidence rate in the country averaged 172.1, then for Russians over 65 it was 224.
Earlier, Popova said that there are only two regions left in Russia in which there is no increase in the incidence rate – the Republic of Bashkortostan and Chukotka. At the same time, in 32 subjects, a growing incidence and morbidity is noticeable, exceeding the average Russian indicators.
The Association of Retail Companies (AKORT) and the Association of Internet Trading Companies (AKIT) have proposed that vaccination of Russians against coronavirus is actually mandatory and even in private clinics. The corresponding letter was sent to the Deputy Prime Minister, the head of the government Dmitry Grigorenko.
At the same time, a business application for the use of such a measure to combat coronavirus as closing on non-working days. The authors of the letter suggested that the authorities pay attention to the experience of stimulating vaccination in other countries, that from July 1 in all EU countries, as well as in Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, COVID-19 digital certificates in QR code format began to work.
In addition to compulsory vaccination for certain categories of citizens, in some regions a system of QR codes has been introduced to access a number of public places and public events during long weekends. In particular, such measures have been taken in the Novosibirsk region. In Adygea, registry offices from November 1 will refuse to marry Russians who are unvaccinated or not sick with COVID-19.
In addition, Khakassia became the first Russian region to introduce a curfew for non-working days. So, from October 28 to November 7, residents will leave their homes from 22:00 to 06:00 local time. In addition, residents of the region over 60 years of age must comply with the mandatory self-isolation regime. Also, public transport and catering will be suspended in the republic. The latter will be able to work takeaway.
On October 26, the head of the Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko listed the Russian regions with the lowest rates of vaccination. According to the minister, the worst indicators are observed in the North Caucasus Federal District: Kabardino-Balkaria, Ingushetia and Dagestan. Komi, Khabarovsk Territory and Kemerovo Region are also marked in this issue.