Russian teachers will be obliged to wear masks in the new academic year for the purpose of prevention of coronavirus, said the hot line of the Ministry of education of Russia.

At the same time, the wearing of masks for children not necessarily, said TASS. Students will be able to wear them, and may not follow this rule. Teachers are required to wear masks mandatory.

In Russia during the time of the pandemic has been identified 927 745 infected with coronavirus. Over the past day the number of new cases of the disease was 4892.