Electronic certificates in the form of a QR code will be issued to residents of the Moscow region who have received both components of the coronavirus vaccine. This was stated in an interview with the TV channel “Russia 24” Governor of the Moscow Region Andrei Vorobyov on Thursday, January 21.
He talked about the creation of a special resource that will start working next week. Its principle of operation is that if suddenly a person has forgotten when to give the second vaccination, he will receive an SMS.
“If you have not forgotten, it is good, if you have forgotten, then we will allow ourselves to remind you, because the second vaccination will prolong the effect, it is obligatory. And one more important point – an electronic certificate, you will receive it after the second vaccination, this is a QR code, ”said the governor.
Vorobiev said that when the QR code is read, the user will have access to an electronic certificate confirming that the person was vaccinated.
“Regarding discounts, I don’t promise, but the fact that it can be useful in order not to fall under various restrictions is a fact. Maybe it will be integrated into the European system in the future, if you are going to go somewhere, it will be convenient: you do not need to take with you a pile of papers, evidence, there is a QR code, everything is civilized, modern, convenient and always with you, ”the official said.
According to him, vaccination against COVID-19 is being actively carried out in the region, it is planned to vaccinate more than 50% of residents. The vaccination can be done by residents not only of the Moscow region, but also of other subjects. It is not necessary to have a compulsory medical insurance policy with you. The appointment is open online, by phone and in person.
4-5 thousand people are vaccinated every day in the Moscow region, 40 thousand people have already been vaccinated.
“We exhibited at Mega, in large shopping centers,” said Vorobyov.
The governor noted the importance of the older generation being vaccinated.
In mid-January, the TV channel “360“Reported that the central city hospital in Domodedovo near Moscow began to vaccinate against COVID-19 patients with chronic diseases. Also, for the first time in the region, a patient with cancer in remission was vaccinated.
According to the head of the Ministry of Health of the Moscow Region, Svetlana Strigunkova, field vaccination against this virus should begin in the region at enterprises from January 21.
On January 12, the Moscow region authorities canceled the home regime for residents over 65 years old. Recommendations for its observance remained. Passes for university and college students will be blocked until February 6 inclusive. Until that time, the remote training format for students of higher educational institutions was extended.