If the situation with the coronavirus in Crimea “oversteps” the catastrophic mark, then the authorities of the peninsula will have to close the tourist season. This was announced on July 21 during an operational meeting by the head of the republic, Sergei Aksyonov.
According to him, there are currently no plans to close the tourist season in the republic. However, the number of new infections in a week has become a record, he noted during the broadcast on the social network “VKontakte”.
“Unfortunately, in a week we have an anti-record – 2,767 cases of coronavirus infection, 1,489 cases of community-acquired pneumonia,” he said. During the same time, seven patients died from COVID-19.
As Natalia Penkovskaya, head of the department of Rospotrebnadzor of Crimea and Sevastopol, added, the incidence increased by another 11% over the week, specifies Gazeta.ru. In Crimea, the most common strain is “delta”.
On July 17, the regional authorities decided to tighten the rules for staying in children’s camps. From August 1, organizations included in the register of organizations for the recreation of children and their health improvement are transferred to a closed mode.
On July 15, the authorities of the peninsula allowed the introduction of mandatory vaccination against coronavirus or regular PCR testing for tourists checking into hotels, hotels and boarding houses. At the same time, the authorities noted that so far such measures are not being discussed.
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.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and access vsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVotte. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.