Vladimir Putin instructed to multiply the testing of the population for COVID

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AK&M 25 October 2021 12:38

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the Government and executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to multiply the volume of testing of the population for COVID. The corresponding instruction was given by the Head of state following a meeting with members of the Government.

In accordance with the instruction, it is necessary to provide measures for the isolation of carriers of infection and persons who were in contact with them as soon as possible.

The government and executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, taking into account previously given instructions, should ensure an increase in the rate of vaccination of the population against coronavirus infection in the regions, including those who have been ill and previously vaccinated citizens. At the same time, it is necessary to pay special attention to people over the age of 60 and people suffering from chronic diseases.

In addition, it is necessary to implement the recommendation to provide vaccinated workers with two paid days off.