Prime Minister Mishustin: in Russia, the level of herd immunity to COVID-19 is slightly above 50%
In Russia, the level of herd immunity to COVID-19 now it is just over 50 percent, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at the presidium of the coordinating council for combating coronavirus infection. The broadcast of the Russia 24 TV channel is being recorded on YouTube.
He urged to increase the rate of vaccination in Russia. In addition, the head of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers promised to think over proposals for QR codes for citizens who have suffered a mild coronavirus, but are unvaccinated and have not been in hospitals.
He added that the authorities will send an additional almost 5 billion rubles for the purchase drugs for COVID-19.
Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko said that in Russia the number of identified patients with COVID-19 decreased by 14 percent. He noted that more than one million patients are under the supervision of doctors.