The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova assessed the need to introduce a new lockdown and tighten restrictions in connection with the spread of the coronavirus. It is reported by TASS…
According to Popova, there is no need for these measures today. As an example, she cited the situation in Moscow, where there was an increase in morbidity and measures were taken to combat the spread of infection, but now there is “a certain stabilization of the process.” She concluded that restrictive measures, coupled with intensive vaccinations, worked.
“Therefore, today there are no threats and risks that would indicate that we need to introduce a lockdown or some stricter measures of restrictions, today there is no such need,” Popova said on the Vesti program on the Russia 1 TV channel. “.
On July 2, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the introduction of a lockdown in Russia is not currently being discussed at the federal level.
On June 30, during a direct line, President Vladimir Putin said that the introduction of compulsory coronavirus vaccination for some citizens is necessary in order to prevent the introduction of a lockdown throughout the country. He recalled that regional leaders have the right to introduce such measures for certain groups of citizens within the framework of the 1998 law.