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COVID-19 City of Taganrog's Mitigation And Response #21

June 16, 2020: the stay-at-home order, which was announced on March 30 by Rostov Oblast Governor Vasily Golubev in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, was extended until further notice. Since April 16, 2020 every person coming to Taganrog from other regions of Russia or from abroad must report to the nearest outpatient clinic and maintain a 2-week mandatory lockdown at home. On May 1, 2020 Rostov Oblast Government and health officials announced a mandatory requirement for residents to wear face coverings or masks when out in public in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. On May 25 non-food stores resumed their work. Kindergarten services recommenced on Monday June 1, 2020.

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On June 2, 2020 authorities in Rostov further eased lockdown restrictions, recommencing planned hospital and polyclinic admissions, trainings of regional teams and professional clubs, as well as sports competitions behind closed doors. Barbershops, salons, laundries, parlors, dry-cleaners, dental clinics, advertising agencies, recruiting firms, real-estate agencies, shops that sell autos and motor vehicles were allowed to reopen June 11. In addition, regional authorities lifted restrictions for performance groups' rehearsals and outdoor physical education classes and outdoor walks.

As of June 16, 2020, 7799 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region, and 3159 persons have already recovered. 345 people stay under regular medical supervision in the city of Taganrog. 151 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the city. 122 of these people have already recovered.

Taganrog Local Government has released several public announcements urging residents above 65 years of age to stay home 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.