In Karelia restrict entry in four cities due to coronavirus

In Karelia temporarily restrict entry to four cities. Freely there will be those who have local registration and special badges.

the Corresponding decree was signed by the head of the Republic and reported this on his page in the social network. From April 19 will be restricted to Kostomuksha, from April 20 – in the pitkäranta, from April 21 to Kondopoga and Segezha. The reason for this decision – there are large enterprises, which employ many groups. It is therefore necessary to minimize the risk of acquiring coronavirus infection.

at the entrance to these four cities equip checkpoints. All need to be in possession of identity documents with the registration or providing information about employment contracts. Ambulance, fire and police will be allowed to pass without stopping.

meanwhile, clarified in the rules of carriage of passengers. They touched a taxi. Starting today, taxi drivers can simultaneously take the vehicle no more than two passengers. The limitation is due to the fact that there have been cases when the minibuses, despite the suspension of public transport, was carrying several people. This applies to intercity and commuter routes.

Over the past day in the Republic the number of cases of coronavirus has increased to six people and is 15. Among them, the family of four people with four-month-old baby, 74-year-old female patient Republican hospital for infectious diseases and one woman who came from St. Petersburg, where he received treatment.