Large-scale disinfection of Moscow to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is planned to be carried out on April 12. This was announced on Saturday, April 11, by the Deputy mayor of the city, Pyotr Biryukov.
“Specialists of the municipal economy complex will conduct a continuous treatment with disinfectants of all asphalt and tile coverings of roads, sidewalks, Parking lots, courtyards and driveways,” Interfax quotes him as saying.
It is noted that special attention will be paid to disinfection in the territories of medical institutions, as well as areas in front of the entrance to the metro and the Moscow metro stations themselves.
In addition, transport hubs, public transport stops, MFC buildings, public toilets, waste management facilities, wastewater treatment plants, and drinking water treatment plants will be processed.
The day before, the mayor of the capital, Sergei Sobyanin, announced the deterioration of the situation with coronavirus in the city, and also announced the gradual introduction of a pass regime in Moscow, starting from April 13.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The focus of infection was the Chinese city of Wuhan. In a few months, the disease has spread to more than 190 countries around the world. On March 11, WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.