OREANDA-NEWS. Tightening measures on coronavirus, similar to those that were introduced in France, may become uncontested, the development of the situation with the pandemic in the world speaks in favor of such decisions. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.

On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron, in a televised address to the nation, announced the introduction of compulsory vaccination for doctors in France and all workers in hospitals. He noted that from September 15, inspections will be carried out and sanctions will be introduced. Macron also said that from the beginning of August in France, restaurants, bars, shopping centers, airplanes and long-distance trains will require a sanitary pass, indicating vaccination or a negative test result for COVID-19. From July 21, a sanitary pass will be required when visiting festivals, performances, amusement parks.

"The very logic of the development of the pandemic situation in the countries of the world speaks in favor of these decisions and suggests that such decisions in one format or another - naturally, with nuances depending on the dynamics of the epidemic in each individual country and region. But all this says that such measures, unfortunately, can become uncontested in order to overcome this pandemic and prevent further outbreaks, "Peskov told reporters when asked whether such a scenario of tightening" covid "measures at the federal level in Russia is being considered.

Decisions on vaccination, by analogy with France, were not made at the federal level, but the implementation of such measures began at the regional level, said Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.