The headquarters of the Sverdlovsk region for the fight against coronavirus has created a special working group that will travel to Tatarstan and will adopt the experience of introducing QR codes in public transport. Based on the information received, a decision will be made on the access control in the Middle Urals.
The group will include employees of the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Transport, they will evaluate the successful and unsuccessful moments of the innovation, Vice Governor Pavel Krekov said at a briefing on Wednesday.
He noted that the public transport system is a complex mechanism that includes not only city buses, trams, etc., but also electric trains and intercity buses. According to Krekov, the decision to introduce QR codes is possible in any sector. One way or another, the issue will be worked out and a decision will be made based on the experience of another region and the epidemiology of the situation.
According to the opera house, another 732 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the region over the past 24 hours. In total, 174,957 residents of Sverdlovsk have faced the virus. 483 people were discharged per day. For all the time, 153 958 people have coped with the disease. There were 33 fatal cases registered. Over the entire time, 8,230 patients have died from the coronavirus.