Muscovites of Moscow with symptoms of SARS without a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 from April 22 were obliged to observe a self-isolation regime. This is stated on Tuesday, April 21, in the decree of the mayor of the Russian capital Sergei Sobyanin.
As specified, the authorities of the metropolis will track the geolocation of not only patients with coronavirus, but also people with symptoms of SARS.
The measure was introduced to monitor compliance with the regime of self-isolation (isolation) at home for the purpose of medical organizations of the state health system in Moscow.
“At the same time, it is allowed to move these citizens in order to receive medical care in medical organizations, including using vehicles on the basis of a issued digital pass,” the document says.
As stated in the same decree, Muscovites living with coronavirus patients can go to the store, medical facility and take out the trash.
On March 29, the authorities of Moscow and the Moscow region introduced a mandatory home self-isolation regime for all residents. Subsequently, such restrictive measures were introduced in the rest of the country. Due to the deterioration of the situation with coronavirus in the metropolis, electronic passes for transport trips were introduced.
Muscovites who continue to work are required to observe a distance of 1.5 m at the enterprise due to the spread of the coronavirus, this requirement is no longer just a recommendation. This was stated by the mayor of the capital Sergey Sobyanin on his website on April 4.
Earlier, amendments to the code of administrative offences (CAO) on responsibility for violation of the high-alert regime came into force. Sobyanin pointed out the importance of taking preventive measures by all enterprises of the city to protect against coronavirus.
Employers should provide on-the-spot disinfection and social distancing between employees and visitors. For non-compliance with these requirements, legal entities face a fine of up to 1 million rubles, Interfax said.
As of April 21, the total number of cases in Russia reached 52,763, 456 patients died, and 3,873 recovered.