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Enhanced quarantine measures have been reintroduced in the building of the Russian government in connection with the spread of COVID-19 in Russia. This was announced with reference to the relevant order of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Grigorenko, the Maysky Ukaz Telegram channel reported, the information was confirmed by RBC in the office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Among the imposed restrictions:
- A mandatory mask regime is introduced.
- The number of face-to-face meetings in the Government House building is limited, as well as the number of participants (it is recommended to hold most events in the teleconference mode).
- The number of visitors to the Bely home— both employees of federal executive bodies and other organizations.
- The number of foreign and domestic business trips will be reduced.
RBC sent a request to the government press service.
The coronavirus incidence rate began to decline in Russia in February and reached the lowest values since the beginning of the pandemic by June. A new rise in the incidence of COVID-19 began in mid-July. If at the beginning of the month about 3 thousand people infected with coronavirus were detected per day, then by August the incidence increased tenfold.
Over the past day, 33.1 thousand new cases of the disease were detected in the country, which was a record since March 18, and 63 more people died. The Kremlin called the dynamics of the incidence alarming, but noted that this situation is also observed in other countries. “The numbers are really growing. We see that the curve crept up. This is not only in our country, but in a number of countries such an alarming trend is observed, — Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
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Amid the spread of COVID-19, Rospotrebnadzor recommended that parts of the regions return the mask regime. According to the agency, as of August 16, about 50% of newly detected cases were in three regions: Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Moscow region. The incidence rate for the whole country was 119.71 per 100,000 population, which is 49.2% higher than last week.
Earlier, the authorities of Buryatia announced the return of the mandatory mask regime in public places. Kalmykia has returned mandatory vaccination for vulnerable categories of citizens, including people over 60 and health workers.
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