Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to buy expensive medicines needed to treat people infected with the Corona virus in hospitals and transport them to the regions.
“Taking into account the existing instructions … and at the expense of the federal budget, centralized procurement of expensive medicines necessary for the treatment of people infected with the coronavirus in hospitals and their transportation to the Russian regions,” said a statement posted on the Kremlin’s website.
President Putin also instructed the government to carry out a daily follow-up of medical institutions’ access to medicines, including medical oxygen, to provide the necessary medical aid to those infected with coronavirus.
He also instructed the district chiefs by November 15 to grant two days off work while maintaining salaries for employees who have been vaccinated against the Corona virus.
In addition, Putin announced that the Russian regions should impose a ban on entertainment activities and restaurants from 23:00 to 06:00, increase the scope of conducting Corona tests and impose isolation on new patients as soon as possible, as well as strengthen supervision over citizens’ observance of the muzzle system. and social distance. He recommended moving elderly employees over the age of 60 and those with chronic diseases to remote work for a period of 4 weeks.