Business asks to cancel 14-day quarantine for expats

The Rusbrand Association (which unites Unilever, Coca-Cola, Sberbank and other major advertisers) has proposed canceling the two-week quarantine for expats, which they must observe upon arrival in the Russian Federation due to the coronavirus. This initiative has already received support from the Ministry of Economy. Rospotrebnadzor is ready to cancel the 14-day self-isolation for foreign workers vaccinated with Russian vaccines against COVID-19, Izvestia reports. According to the newspaper, Rusbrand sent a letter to Rospotrebnadzor on August 27 asking to change the rules of entry into the country for foreign highly qualified specialists. Now, according to the decree of the chief sanitary doctor of the Russian Federation, all foreigners on arrival must be tested for coronavirus and observe isolation for 14 days. Rospotrebnadzor in a response letter dated September 2 said that it was ready to cancel the two-week self-isolation for foreign highly qualified workers if they were vaccinated with the Russian vaccine. The department is already working on the appropriate amendments. In the press service of Rospotrebnadzor….

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