Russia confirmed 5,670 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 1,079,519.

Russian health officials have proposed depriving medics of promised coronavirus payouts if they refuse to vaccinate against the infection, the Medvestnik medical news website has reported.

Nearly half of Russians say they will never vaccinate against the coronavirus regardless of its country of production, according to a survey cited by the RBC news website Friday.