Popova advised regions not to lift restrictions on COVID-19

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The head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that it is “categorically early” to remove restrictions on coronavirus in the regions of Russia, because in some of them the decline in incidence is just beginning. In her opinion, the effectiveness of the measures introduced “can hardly be overestimated.”

“I would like to note that in some regions, as soon as the decline begins, certain restrictive measures are immediately canceled. I believe that today it is categorically early to do this … The effectiveness of their (restrictive measures – “B”) it is difficult to overestimate, ”said Ms Popova at a meeting of the council on combating coronavirus infection under the government (quoted from the government website).

She added that in the near future in Russia the situation with the flu may become complicated. “Immunization against influenza … continues, but coverage levels are insufficient today: this is 36% of the total population, our target is 60%,” said the head of Rospotrebnadzor. , and this indicates the high risks of complications of the epidemiological situation in the near future. “

In recent months, many regions have begun to tighten restrictions due to COVID-19 and introduce QR codes for visiting catering and cultural events. Tatarstan has banned public transport without a QR code. On the first day of the introduction of the new rules in Kazan, more than 1.7 thousand people were unable to use transport, and there were cases of beatings of conductors. Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra was the first in Russia to introduce mandatory self-isolation for those unvaccinated from COVID-19 on November 22.

At the same time, the Ivanovo region on November 22 canceled the requirement for a QR code to visit shopping centers in connection with the improvement in the situation with the coronavirus.

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In Russia, the incidence of coronavirus has been declining for the sixth day in a row. On November 22, 33,996 cases were identified. During the day in Russia, 1,243 patients died, a total of 266,579. During the day, 36,051 people recovered. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said that about a million people were sick at the moment.

On the incidence of COVID-19 in the country – in the article “Coronavirus goes on hiatus.”