BELGRADE, 7 Mar – RIA Novosti. A new batch of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from the Russian Federation was delivered to Montenegro on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.
The first batch of Sputnik V vaccine from the Russian Federation arrived in Montenegro on 25 February. Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic told Ambassador Vladislav Maslennikov the next day that the Russian drug for immunization “gives hope to all citizens of Montenegro and will help the upcoming tourist season” and thanked Russia.
“Minister of Health Elena Borovinich-Boyovic and State Secretary of the Ministry of Health Borko Bayic met the second batch,” the Ministry of Health said and attached a photo from the Podgorica airport.
In Montenegro, on February 20, vaccination began with the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine obtained from Serbia, after Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic personally handed over a Russian-made drug to the Montenegrin authorities. The Ministry of Health of Montenegro told RIA Novosti that they are negotiating with representatives of the Russian government and the Gamaleya Center on the supply of Sputnik V from Russia. Montenegrin state regulator approves import of Russian-made vaccine. Spread of coronavirus
Due to the difficult epidemiological situation, the Armed Forces of Montenegro joined on Thursday to monitor compliance with measures against COVID-19 on the streets, army checkpoints were deployed in cities. In the country, it is mandatory to wear masks on the street and in enclosed spaces, to maintain a distance, there is a curfew from 21.00 to 5.00, events of more than 25 people are prohibited for more than one hour and meetings of no more than 4 people in an open space, grocery stores and pharmacies are open from 7.00 to 20.00 , non-grocery stores and service points – from 7.00 to 18.00. All these measures are valid from February 25 to March 10, 2021.