This week officers in St. Petersburg introduced further restrictions.
Coronavirus infections in Russia hit a new record on Thursday, because the nation’s authorities reported 28,145 new confirmed circumstances — the very best day by day spike in the pandemic and a rise of two,800 circumstances from these registered yesterday.
Russia’s complete variety of COVID-19 circumstances – almost 2.four million – stays the world’s fourth-highest. The authorities coronavirus activity power has reported 41,607 deaths in the pandemic.
The nation has been swept by a speedy resurgence of the outbreak this fall, with numbers of confirmed COVID-19 infections and deaths usually hitting new highs and considerably exceeding these reported in the spring.
The nation’s authorities have resisted imposing a second nationwide lockdown or a widespread closure of companies. Virus-related restrictions fluctuate from area to area however are largely delicate.
This week officers in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest metropolis and one of many hardest-hit cities in the nation, introduced further restrictions in an effort to curb the unfold of the virus.
Local authorities ordered eating places, cafes and bars to shut between Dec 30 and Jan 3, and museums, theaters, live performance halls and exhibition areas to close down at some stage in the New Year holidays between Dec 30 and Jan 10. Restaurants, cafes and bars have to shut by 7 p.m. from Dec 25 to Dec 29 and once more from Jan. four by means of Jan 10.