In St. Petersburg will introduce mandatory mask mode. To check wearing masks and gloves will be especially strictly. For the convenience of residents vending machines for personal protection equipment will be installed in the lobbies of the city’s metro system. About the decisions taken on air of TV channel “Saint Petersburg” announced the Vice-Governor Yevgeny Yelin.

“a Mask mode would be particularly necessary when the company starts to work again. We strictly monitor how it is observed. First and foremost, of course, in public places and in transport,” citing yellin writes RIA Novosti.

In St. Petersburg continues to operate a mandatory isolation for people over 65, other citizens are advised not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. According to estimates of specialists of the Department of Rospotrebnadzor in the city still dressed the sanitary-epidemiological situation.

Over the past day in St. Petersburg has registered 306 new cases of infection with coronavirus infection. Since the beginning of the epidemic became ill on 6 thousand 190 people, 44 died, more than a thousand patients have recovered. According to the latest data, in Russia the coronavirus infected 177 thousand 160 people.

Flash COVID-19 was first registered at the end of December 2019, in Central China, and 11 March, the who announced a new pandemic.