The Rospotrebnadzor administration in Moscow has strengthened control over the implementation of anti-Pandemic measures at crowded facilities in the capital. This was announced on Wednesday, October 20, at the department.
“In connection with the complication of the epidemiological situation with the new coronavirus infection, the Rospotrebnadzor Administration in Moscow has strengthened control over the implementation of anti-Pandemic measures at crowded facilities,” the statement said.
So, in the period from 11 to 17 October 2021, experts examined 33 objects, including concert halls, cinemas, stadiums, shopping centers, fitness clubs.
It is noted that violations of sanitary and epidemiological requirements aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 were detected in 12 facilities.
Over the past day, 34,073 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in Russia in 85 regions of the country. Most cases were registered in Moscow (5847), followed by St. Petersburg (3274) and the Moscow region (2590).
A day earlier, the department of Rospotrebnadzor in Moscow strengthened control over the implementation of anti-Pandemic measures due to the complication of the Pandemic situation. During the period from 11 to 17 October, monitoring inspections of catering organizations were carried out, aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. It was noted that out of 362 checked objects in 74 cafes, anti-Pandemic measures are not carried out.
In connection with the rise in morbidity, the regions are introducing new restrictions. So, as of October 18, more than a third of Russian regions (about 30) require QR codes to visit cafes, shopping and fitness centers, public organizations and public events.
On October 13, the head of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Murashko, said that the Russian health care system is under great strain due to the coronavirus. According to him, the burden can be reduced if the population is more actively vaccinated.
A large-scale vaccination has been taking place in Russia since January. Citizens are vaccinated free of charge and voluntarily. Five vaccines against coronavirus have been registered in the country: Sputnik V, which became the first vaccine against COVID-19 in the Russian Federation and the world, as well as Sputnik Light, EpiVacCorona, EpiVacCorona-N and KoviVak.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and accessvsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVotte. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.