M. Mishustin approved the proposal to introduce non-working days from October 30 to November 7

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AK&M 19 October 2021 17:27

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved the proposal of Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova to introduce non-working days from October 30 to November 7. The corresponding transcript of the meeting of the Presidium of the Coordinating Council for Combating the Spread of a new coronavirus infection is posted on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.

M. Mishustin instructed T. Golikova to summarize all her proposals and report them tomorrow, October 20, at a meeting of the head of state with the Government.

The Deputy Prime Minister also suggested that employers immediately transfer unvaccinated and non-COVID-19 employees over the age of 60 to remote work for a period of at least four weeks, so that these citizens, if they do not have medical contraindications, will be vaccinated.

In addition, T. Golikova called for monitoring compliance with all restrictive measures. She also strongly recommends that the regions immediately take decisions on unemployed and unvaccinated pensioners with a request to stay at home on self-isolation and go out on the streets only if absolutely necessary.

T.Golikova also suggested contacting employers so that they would provide employees with two days off for vaccination.

The main feature of the current period is the rapid increase in the number of cases. And according to this indicator, the growth of the Russian Federation is ahead of last year's period, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said today at a meeting of the presidium of the Coordinating Council for Combating the Spread of a new coronavirus infection, according to a transcript posted on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.

In the structure of hospitalized in absolute numbers, the number of patients in serious condition has increased. In addition, the number of patients in need of artificial lung ventilation is growing. Their number today is 6.7 thousand.