Golikova: Russia will not be able to completely close all borders due to New Year’s trips – Society – News of St. Petersburg
Russia will not be able to completely close all borders from citizens’ trips abroad during the New Year holidays. This was reported by TASS, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova reported.
“We have to proceed from the situation that we will not be able to completely close, taking into account the large cross-border flows, taking into account the fact that [наступают] New Year’s holidays, and citizens will go to rest abroad “, – quoted her agency is December 13th.
In addition, Golikova noted that the incidence of coronavirus infection in Russia may increase after the coming holidays. In this regard, the regions must comply with restrictive measures.
“I do not exclude that after the holidays we can get an increase in the incidence rate, but how will it be expressed: it will be asymptomatic, mild or severe forms of the disease, – now it is difficult to say <...>… We are now focusing on our regions so that they do not relax and as long as they comply with those restrictive measures to prevent the spread of messages, especially on the eve of the holidays, when everyone wants to rest and congratulate each other, restrictive measures fade into the background, ”she said.
“Fontanka” wrote that in Russia “omicron” appeared in 16 people who returned from South Africa. All under medical supervision. The UK on Monday reported the first death of a patient with this type of COVID-19.