Sales of masks and gloves in the Moscow metro has fallen by more than 60 percent compared to the first day of the mandatory mask mode in the city. About it reports a press-service of the subway.

It is noted that on may 12 in total has sold nearly 66 thousand remedies, may 15, is about 33 thousand, and on may 18 — about 25 thousand, which is by 62 percent lower than on the first day of regime of compulsory wearing of masks in public transport.

The metro connect falling of demand for personal protective equipment so that people pre-purchase the mask and gloves before entering the subway. “This speaks to the consciousness of citizens who comply with the prescribed measures of prevention come on the subway wearing a mask and gloves,” said the chief Medical officer of the Moscow metro Faith Galvis.

Earlier, the head of the Moscow Department of trade and services Alexei nemeryuk said that the vast majority of Moscow residents observed a mask mode. “If we may 11 I saw that about 75-76 percent of the shoppers were wearing masks, starting from may 12-13 was the growth: first, 90 percent, then 94 percent. Now, today, I specifically said, 97 percent are wearing masks,” he said.

May 12, in the capital introduced a mandatory mask mode. Personal protective equipment must be worn in public places and when travelling on all modes of transport. For appearing without masks and gloves in the store or in the workplace face a fine in the amount of four thousand roubles, on public transport or taxi — five thousand rubles.