January 29, 2021: Rostov Oblast Governor Vasily Golubev announced the easing of COVID-19 related restrictions. The amendments regarding cultural services and public catering enter into force shortly. As for the arts and culture, ticket offices will be reopened to sell theatre tickets directly. It is no longer obligatory to buy tickets online. The working hours of catering establishments will be limited by 12AM instead of 10PM.
Vasily Golubev also mentioned possible lifting of restrictions in the area of housing and public utilities. "These services are indispensable as long as strict sanitary standards are being observed", the Governor said.
As of January 27, 62945 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region, and 52461 persons have already recovered.