According to the National Coronavirus Information Center, Russia confirmed 17,582,692 cases of coronavirus and 364,493 deaths. The total number of victims in Russia since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic is at least 995,000. Less than half of the population is fully vaccinated.
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- From Monday, Russians and foreigners will receive a medical card with a QR code for the coronavirus based on the results of antibody tests.
- Latvia will allow Russian tourists to enter the country from March 1, if they prove a negative PCR test, the Baltic authorities said. In the past, visitors needed a European vaccination card to cross the Latvian border.
- While the Latvian authorities have not yet been able to issue tourist visas, the country is open to persons with Schengen visas.
- Austria has also allowed entry to Russians who have dropped a negative PCR test since February 22, the local Ministry of Tourism told Russian media.