Governors of three regions accused of insufficient efforts to vaccinate
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Trutnev said that in three Russian regions, their heads have not made enough efforts to vaccinate. Deputy Prime Minister’s words are given at website government.
Trutnev accused the governors of three Far Eastern regions – the Khabarovsk and Primorsky Territories, as well as the Jewish Autonomous Region (JAO). These subjects have not reached the national average vaccination coverage rate, which is 55.4 percent. It is noted that in the Khabarovsk Territory it is 47.7 percent, in the Jewish Autonomous Region – 50.2 percent, in Primorye – 52.6 percent.
“The governors have not made enough efforts to roll out vaccinations and educate the public. Let me remind you that this issue is under the control of the president, ”said Trutnev, who is also the plenipotentiary of the head of state in the Far Eastern Federal District.
In November, the Khabarovsk Territory introduced compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for students over 18 years old. Vaccinations must be given to students of secondary vocational educational institutions and universities.