Residents of Russia who intend to go abroad were advised to get vaccinated against coronavirus infection. This was announced on Wednesday, July 14, at the operational headquarters to combat the spread of the disease.
“The operational headquarters recommends that citizens be vaccinated before flying to foreign countries to protect themselves against a new coronavirus infection,” the department said.
On July 7, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that the Russians bring the “Delta” strain of the coronavirus from foreign trips. Most often, the Indian mutation is imported from the United States, several European countries and the Maldives.
On July 6, the results of a study by Raiffeisenbank and the financial supermarket Sravn.ru were published, according to which approximately 40% of travelers intend to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before resting.
According to the study, almost every fifth respondent plans to go on vacation abroad. At the same time, almost 40% of travelers are vaccinated before vacation, and more than 20% will buy insurance and check the level of antibodies to coronavirus.
Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 has been taking place in Russia since January 18. The vaccination is given free of charge to everyone. At the moment, four drugs for coronavirus are registered in the country: Sputnik V, Sputnik Light, EpiVacCorona and KoviVak.
Also on June 30, a revaccination campaign against coronavirus was launched in the Russian Federation. Re-vaccination will take place every six months until herd immunity is achieved in Russia.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites stopcoronavirus.rf and access to all.rf, as well as the hashtag #WeWe areTogether. Coronavirus hotline: 8-800-2000-112.