Coronavirus in Saint Petersburg today

As of may 14, 2020, 8,945 cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in Saint Petersburg. This is 0.20% of the total number of infected. Unfortunately, 69 people have already died in Saint Petersburg, with a mortality rate of 0.77%. 1,899 people were completely cured of the virus, and the recovery rate is 21.23%.

Control measure
High-alert mode was introduced by the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov for city services and emergency prevention and response agencies:

  • From may 12 mandatory wearing of masks and gloves. Citizens are required to use personal protective equipment (masks and gloves) in public places, including retail outlets, public transport, including taxis.
  • Self-isolation continues until may 31 St. Petersburg residents as a way to stop the spread of the virus. An exception is made for life-support workers and medical professionals. Citizens can go out to shops, take out garbage, and walk Pets at a distance of no more than 100 meters from the house.
  • The need to keep a distance. The distance between people should be at least 1.5 meters, including in public places.
  • Distance learning. Kindergartens, schools and secondary vocational institutions are closed to students.
  • Special treatment for city services: decontamination of crowded places, special mode of operation of urban transport, regular disinfection of taxi cars, special mode of providing public services (only in electronic form).
  • Closure of public places: closure of swimming pools and fitness centers; closure of messes, cafes, restaurants (an exception is made for workers ' canteens and catering with home delivery, enterprise, or hotel rooms); the reduction in retail trade (continue pharmacies, gas stations, filling stations for electric vehicles, garages and shops. Grocery stores are open, and objects that sell non-food necessities are also still operating. Retail trade in seeds and fertilizers is also allowed); suspension of full-time services (exceptions are made for medical, rehabilitation, care and other services in the field of social services, transport services, hotel services, veterinary services, financial services-banking and insurance, housing and communal services, communication services, burial services).

Since may 12, the restriction has been lifted for the provision of dry cleaning and Laundry services, communication services, including postal, cellular, fixed-line, satellite communications, services to ensure the uninterrupted operation of telecommunications networks, data centers, services in the field of information technology, mass communications and mass media.

Сontinue to be valid:

  • the closure of parks, gardens and squares;
  • suspension of holiday homes, boarding houses and sanatoriums (until June 1, 2020);
  • ban on holding any mass events;
  • ban on visiting museums, exhibitions, theaters, cinemas, zoos and water parks, as well as entertainment and leisure facilities;
  • children's and sports grounds are banned;
  • prohibiting access to temples;
  • ban on visiting cemeteries;
  • car sharing is banned.