April 8, 2020: According to the latest information from Taganrog Health Department, the epidemiological situation in Taganrog as of April 8, 2020 is assessed as stable. 21 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region. 181 persons stay under regular medical supervision in the city of Taganrog, including 19 children. No confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Taganrog. Citywide toll-free 24-hour hotline number is 8 800-201-33-40.
Fourteen Taganrog businesses are producing protective face masks, working 7 days a week. The output is 12000 individual masks per shift. Four more companies in Taganrog are currently adapting their equipment to start production, planning to do 2500 face masks per shift. The total make of protective masks in Rostov Oblast area is expected to reach 120000 per day.
Taganrog Local Government has released public announcements urging residents to stay home with family members to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the most vulnerable in this community, and to consider social distancing of at least 1.5 meters/5 feet.