the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin on Saturday morning the townspeople sent letters asking to stay home from 28 March to 5 April. They were given to the users of electronic services of the government of Moscow. Message received and editor NEWSru.com.
it States that declared by President Vladimir Putin, the outside week “is not an extraordinary holiday and a key measure to combat spread of the new coronavirus infection”. “But this measure only works under one condition – if all of us together and each person individually will comply with a simple rule. All nine days we have to sit at home – in the apartment or in the country,” – said in the letter.
the mayor urged Muscovites not to invite guests themselves and not to visit, not to visit the shops without extreme need, to eliminate walking or “to walk briefly and only with family members.” “If in these days you are in home mode, then follow it as closely as possible. If you have to go to work, limit your itinerary to the trip there and back,” the letter reads.
Putin’s Decision to enter instead of quarantine hours a week have led to misunderstanding, and was perceived essentially as the all-Russian extraordinary leave. As a result of the power of the regions, first resort, hastily take the restrictive measures that they have not poured the unexpected travelers, and airlines suspended flights in Russia.
In Sochi the police and the Prosecutor’s office since March 26, on duty at the house of a Muscovite, who came to the resort from London with a coronavirus infection and don’t want to be treated in infectious diseases hospital. Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin instructed the regions to suspend the operation of the resort facilities, accommodation in sanatoriums and rest houses, work the ski slopes, restaurants and cafes.
Leading Russian economists in an open letter called for the introduction in Russia rigid quarantine is unhealthy weeks in order to prevent the deterioration of the situation. Russia could repeat the mistake of Italy, whichParadise also introduced a soft quarantine and output for citizens, what the level of communication between people has only increased. Now in Italy a real disaster: 9134 dead – more than anywhere else in the world, and more than 86 thousands of cases (more than in the US).
Economists believe the quarantine should last long enough to increase in the number of seriously ill patients did not exceed the capacity of the Russian health system. They also called for mass testing for coronavirus antibody and an open conversation with the public without hiding information.
“most Likely, sooner or later, to take decisive measures still have. The only question is, to quarantine when in the country a few hundred patients or when the bill is in the thousands or tens of thousands? When hospitals are overcrowded, and places in the morgue over, authorities still have to begin to take tough measures to combat the epidemic. Better to do it as early as possible to preserve the life and health of our citizens,” stated the authors of the letter.
the Russian authorities consider that the measures to contain the coronavirus sufficient, and the introduction of strict quarantine and state of emergency, is not required. The representative of who in Russia, too, believes that as the country copes.