Popova: Three stages of lifting restrictions on coronavirus
In Russia, the removal of restrictions imposed against the background of the spread of coronavirus will consist of three stages. This was stated on Wednesday, May 6, by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
She noted that at the first stage, Russians will be allowed to play outdoor sports, at the second stage, restrictions on walking will be lifted, and educational institutions and retail outlets will start operating, but with a limit on the number of visitors. At the third stage, parks and squares, shops, cafes and restaurants will be opened to the public without any restrictions.
“The lifting of restrictions it is assumed assessment of the following key indicators: growth rate of incidence, i.e. the number of new cases of a disease free bed Fund for hospitalization of patients with novel coronavirus infection, coverage of testing, to understand how widespread the infection is spread in a particular region,” said Popova.
At the same time, she added that the measures taken in Russia to combat the coronavirus helped to contain the spread of infection for two months. In addition, the head of Rospotrebnadzor reported that in some regions of the country, the growth rate of cases does not exceed 3%.
Earlier in the day, Putin said that the verification of measures to get out of the restrictions imposed against the background of the spread of the coronavirus was carried out. At the same time, the head of state addressed the heads of all regions of Russia and reminded that it is necessary to develop action plans for each region in accordance with these measures, adding that the exit from restrictions should be careful and gradual.
On April 28, the head of state decided to extend the non-working days with the preservation of wages until May 11, inclusive. On April 30, the head of state instructed the government to prepare information on how to implement measures to support citizens and entrepreneurs adopted in March–April in the fight against coronavirus.