Three residents of Vladimir region, who participated in the lottery among the holders of certificates of vaccination against coronavirus, will receive 100 thousand rubles each. A thousand such prizes were drawn among Russian citizens on September 14.
One of the winners was Valentina Efremova, a barmaid from Kirzhach district hospital, vaccinated back in summer. During a conversation with journalists she told that she plans to spend the prize money on a voucher to a sanatorium or a resort. Since the money was given as a bonus for taking care of her health, it should be spent on her health, the winner reasoned.
Drawing of prizes is held to encourage vaccination; winners are determined by a random number generator. All citizens who receive vaccination certificates on the portal of the State Services automatically become participants. You can see the numbers of the winning certificates on the website bonusesazdorovye.rf, where you can also check your own certificate. The winnings can only be cashed out using a card of the “Mir” payment system, which will be credited within six months.
It should be noted that, provided for a thousand prizes in the lottery, on average, 11.7 winnings per region. However, there were only three of them in the Vladimir Region. This is not surprising, taking into account the very modest rate of vaccination. As of October 20, 357,115 people were vaccinated with the first component of the vaccine in the Vladimir region, 335,103 people or 26.6% of the entire population were fully vaccinated.
This is the fourth lowest figure for Russian regions and the worst among the subjects of the Central Federal District. By comparison, in the Moscow Region 48% of residents were vaccinated. In the Vladimir Region the vaccination rate was relatively good from mid-July to the end of September, and then slowed down again. In October, the vaccination rate in the region is 2,500 to 3,000 people per week.
Representatives of the Regional Health Department report that there is no shortage of vaccines in medical institutions of the region, and anyone can get vaccinated even without an appointment. On October 18, Tatiana Danilova, the region’s chief sanitary doctor, signed a resolution on increasing the share of vaccinated citizens working in a number of areas to 80% by mid-December.