Putin gives a week of vacation paid to the Russians to try to stop the progress of the pandemic

The head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, has announced this Wednesday that it will give a week of vacation paid to the Russians from October 30 to November 7 to

Putin gives a week of vacation paid to the Russians to try to stop the progress of the pandemic

The head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, has announced this Wednesday that it will give a week of vacation paid to the Russians from October 30 to November 7 to stop the advancement of the pandemic of the Coronavirus, which has been charged life in the last 24 hours of more than a thousand people, while the contagions exceed 30,000 daily.

"Now it is especially important to stop the peak of the new wave of the pandemic," said Putin during a telematic meeting with the government.

Putin, who already imposed on the beginning of the pandemic a similar measure, has admitted that the situation is "complicated" throughout the country, but that "in many regions" the rhythms of contagion have increased "significantly".

In this way Putin supports the proposal of the vice-term minister, Tatiana Golíkova, who has admitted that the current measures "are insufficient" to reverse the "negative tendency" of more than a thousand daily dead, a figure that crossed "terrible".

Golíkova even raised the president the possibility of declaring non-labor days in the regions most affected by the pandemic and from October 23.

Among them mentioned several Caucasian Republics, a region considered a black hole from the pandemic pop; In addition to the Republic of Tatarstan, the Siberian Tomsk or the Kamchatka Peninsula.

In this way, Putin has authorized the regional authorities both the vacation imposition from next Saturday as its prolongation after November 7 "in case of need".

In April 2020 the president first imposed six weeks of compulsory vacation to the Russians, who interrupted mid-May.

Everything, according to the head of the Kremlin, in order not to repeat the images of "some European countries" in which some patients expect hours and even days to enter a hospital, he said.

"They have them in ambulances with assisted breathing devices, some never reach the hospital due to the lack of beds, I ask them to do everything possible so that nothing the same happens in our country," he said.

Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 18:13

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