the Mayor of Norilsk Rinat Akhmetshin took the decision to resign from his post after a meeting of the legislative Assembly of the Krasnoyarsk territory, on the situation with coronavirus in the city. It is reported portal “Taimyr Telegraph”.
last week in social networks appeared information about the resignation of the mayor, but the city management then this data is not confirmed.
Also last week it became known that the mayor of the city Rinat Ahmetshin do not agree with the official statistics of the coronavirus in Norilsk. The mayor sent an official letter to the Legislative Assembly of the region and personally Governor Alexander USS, in which he asked deputies to assist Norilsk with the organization for more hospital beds. The document stated that the city identified more than 800 infected with a coronavirus, and the number of cases of community-acquired pneumonia increased 4-5 times compared to the same period last year. These are the findings of Norilsk headquarters for the fight against the disease, and these figures run counter to official statistics, which publishes the staff of the Krasnoyarsk territory.
Statistics published by the regional centre, shows the number of cases is several times lower. When the provincial Ministry of health, in the opinion of the mayor, has not taken concrete efforts to combat the spread of the disease. This view of the mayor of Norilsk has also been brought to the attention of the Governor of Krasnoyarsk territory Alexander USS.
Rinat Akhmetshin was head of Norilsk in the fall of 2017.
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