On the whole territory of the Russian Federation introduced the mode of increased readiness because of the COVID-19

the Decision on introduction of high alert due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus, a new type was made by the authorities of all 85 Russian regions.

Photo: EPA the Number of cases of coronavirus in Russia increased to 199 people

Cancelled all sports and other events, universities and schools translated into remote training mode, reports TASS with reference to the orders of regional authorities.

Note that first alert introduced the Moscow authorities, it happened on March 5. By Thursday, March 19, in the high alert went all the regions of the Far East, Siberia, Urals, Volga region, North-West and South Russia.

According to the latest figures, Russia has registered 199 cases of infection with coronavirus.