The head of the Trans-Baikal Territory called the hotline of the Ministry of Health – and could not sign up for a vaccination against coronavirus

The Governor of the Trans-Baikal Territory, Alexander Osipov, during a meeting of the operational headquarters for countering coronavirus could not sign up for vaccination against COVID-19, reports.

The head of the region called the hotline of the regional Ministry of Health, heard several messages not related to vaccination, and only after that talked to the operator, writes “”. The operator invited Osipov to be on the waiting list, without naming the date when he would be able to get vaccinated. “Your number is fixed, wait for the call,” said the operator.

At the same meeting, Deputy Prime Minister of the regional government Andrei Gurulev decided to sign up for vaccinations, who called the Chita hotline. The official was also asked to sign up for a waiting list, noting that vaccinations could resume in mid-March.

After the calls, the governor concluded that in fact it was impossible to sign up for vaccinations.CHITA.RU

According  to the government of the Trans-Baikal Territory, as of March 2, 7900 doses of coronavirus vaccine remained in the region. In February, the region was already experiencing problems with the supply of vaccines. Since the beginning of vaccination in the region , just over 22 thousand people have received both doses of the vaccine , despite the fact that the population of the region exceeds one million people.

According to a survey conducted by the Levada Center in February, 62% of respondents are not ready to be vaccinated against coronavirus, and 30%, on the contrary, are ready to be vaccinated.

Residents of Russia are mainly vaccinated with the Sputnik V vaccine, registered in the country in August 2020. The Russian authorities are actively supplying the same vaccine to other countries.

(c)MEDUZA 2021

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