CHELYABINSK, 5 March – RIA Novosti. The self-isolation regime for citizens over 65 years old was extended in the Chelyabinsk region until March 21, 2021 due to the threat of COVID-19, the press service of the regional government said on Friday. for 2 weeks, “the message says. The spread of the coronavirus
According to the first deputy governor of the region, Irina Gekht, this is expected to be the last extension of the self-isolation regime for older people. “We have repeatedly said that during this period there was an opportunity to get vaccinated. Many have already been ill. We have only 57 thousand working pensioners in the region, of which 4 thousand people were in self-isolation in the past few months,” the press service quotes Hecht as saying.
Hecht noted that the next two weeks are an opportunity for those who did not have time or were unable for some reason to get vaccinated, get vaccinated and resume their work.
According to the press service, as of Friday in the Chelyabinsk region about 90 thousand people were vaccinated against COVID-19, 46% of them are people over 60 years old and people with chronic diseases: diabetes mellitus, diseases of the circulatory system.
In the Chelyabinsk region, 53,013 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed (plus 159 new confirmations by yesterday, two schoolchildren).