the First patient with a coronavirus infection identified in the closed city of Tsiolkovsky in the Amur region, where live the employees of the Vostochny space centre. About it in Instagram the head of the city Sergey Levitsky.

About the first identified case of infection Levitsky said the night before the following meeting of the operational headquarters. The mayor urged residents not to leave home without excess need not to gather in groups.

As reported in the press service of the Center for exploitation of ground space infrastructure (included in “Roscosmos”), today at the cosmodrome East strengthened measures to counter the spread COVID-19. Twice daily disinfection of transport on which workers are delivered to the launch site, is processed administrative buildings, the increased number of wet cleaning in the room. Strengthened control over observance of masked modes of employees of the spaceport. In canteens introduce a special graph, which prevents the accumulation of a large number of people. Continues daily temperature measurements from the staff.

the Town of Tsiolkovsky is administrative-territorial formation at the Eastern spaceport. There are employees and builders working on the construction of the object. Earlier it was reported that the construction of the cosmodrome for the period of the pandemic COVID-19 did not stop.