The Kremlin is monitoring the situation with COVID-19 before the vote on the Constitution

Power with increased attention to monitor the situation COVID-19 before the vote on the Constitution, the priority is the safety and health of people, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July.

Reporters noted that on several occasions it was reported that not all regions are ready to lift the restrictions due to pandemic coronavirus. They asked Peskov, does this mean that these regions will not be able to vote on amendments to the Constitution.

"The situation is carefully monitored in all regions. You know that before the vote we have two incubation periods, as mentioned by the chief sanitary doctor (Anna Popova, ed.). This is a significant period", - said Peskov.

He noted that the situation with coronavirus in Russia as a whole is on a plateau and at the Federal level "showing signs" to reduce the rate of infection. "So now we do not foresee any problems in this regard", - said Peskov.

"But I repeat, the situation is monitored with increased attention, especially carefully. You know the President's words, I will remind you, that the highest priority remains the safety and health of people," he added.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.