US News COVID: Moscow decrees mandatory vaccinations in the face of a "dramatic"

17:05  16 june  2021
17:05  16 june  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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L ' e Mayor has announced Wednesday a VVID-19 vaccination obligation for all employees in the service sector. to counter a "dramatic" epidemiological evolution of the situation.

"We must simply do everything to lead a mass vaccination and stop this terrible disease and end the death of thousands of people," said Sergei Sobianine .

Faced with a flight about the number of cases, he had already decreed all week of June 15 unemployed to combat the deterioration of the situation.

At present, 12,000 people are hospitalized in Moscow due to the new coronavirus. "Morbidity is at the level of the peaks of the end of the year 2020," said the mayor, with reference to the second murderous wave of the epidemic in Russia .

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This announcement of an obligation to vaccinate against COVID-19 is a first in Russia, and goes against the statements of President Vladimir Putin who, while calling the Russians to be vaccinated, "said opposed to any mandatory measure.

The running of the situation in Moscow, where officially 12 to 13 million people, brought Mr. Sobianine to impose vaccination. According to him, only 1.8 million residents of the capital are vaccinated.

Russia announced Wednesday have counted 13,397 new cases in the last 24 hours and 396 dead. Moscow recorded respectively 5,782 and 75.

Although available since the end 2020, the Russian vaccine Sputnik-V is shunned by the Russians, suspicious with respect to this product developed by the authorities.

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has this day and since December, barely 19 million Russians, less than 13% of the population, received at least one dose, according to the census made by the Gogov site, which aggregates the data from the regions and the media for lack of official national statistics.

According to a survey conducted in April of the Independent Institute Levada, more than 60% of the Russians surveyed do not intend to be vaccinated, despite contamination figures that have no longer lower for several weeks.

Russia is one of the most affected countries by the pandemic. According to the Rossat Statistics Agency, more than 270,000 dead were related to it at the end of April or more than double the balance sheet of 127,576 deaths recognized so far by the government in its daily accounting.

Demographic data also testifies to a very sharp mortality in January-April 2021 compared to the same period of 2020, with 752,000 deaths against about 611,000 a year earlier.

in 2020, the growth in the number of deaths had already reached 18% with 2.1 million deaths against 1.8 million in 2019.

The authorities did not detail the causes of this flight of mortality that statistics concerning COVID only exhibit partially.

After the confinement of the spring 2020, Russia, to preserve its economy, has put in place very limited anti-covid restrictions and whose essentials was lifted at first 2021.

16/06/2021 12:32:59 - Moscow ( AFP ) - © 2021 AFP

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