the Restrictive measures imposed in Saint-Petersburg in the framework of the mode of increased readiness because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus, extended until may 12. The corresponding decree was signed by the Governor Alexander Beglov.

In accordance with the document, all typed prohibitions and restrictions shall be extended to 11 may inclusive. Residents are recommended to wear protective masks, RIA Novosti reported.

distance learning will run until may 22 (the same day are encouraged to complete an academic year). Days 6 to 8 may are for those organizations outside, and in the kindergartens in these three days will be organized rescue groups. Citizens over 65 years of age were allowed to travel to the country, and the retail sale of seed and fertilizer.

Earlier it was reported that the St. Petersburg diocese is preparing for the announcement of the circular letter of Metropolitan Varsonofy on the extension of the regime, when services are held without the congregation. The measure is associated with a complicated epidemic situation. Worship in this format were held in St. Petersburg from April 13, then this measure was extended to 28 April. It is expected that worship without a congregation would be held until further notice.