Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Nikolsky / Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the authorities are trying to cause the pandemic coronavirus to retreat. The head of state said in his address to the Russians, the direct translation of which is “the Tape.ru” in their group “Vkontakte”.
Putin also urged citizens to be vigilant and cautious as long as the country will begin the production of effective means for the prevention of coronavirus. At the same time, he noted that the vaccine is extremely important, but it is not a panacea. “To resist only by using the full complex sanitary and preventive measures,” — said the President.
Earlier in his address, Putin announced the extension of payments to providers for July and August. In addition, they will be exempted from taxes. Payments to caseworkers also will be extended to two months — until September 15.
In recent days in Russia have revealed 7425 new cases of infection with coronavirus. The total number of infections exceeds 599 thousand.
Video, photo All from Russia.