June 9, 2021: Rostov Oblast Government is planning to relax COVID-19 restrictions for theatres, philharmonics and community centers. According to the regional chief sanitary inspector Yevgeny Kovalyov, sanitary inspections in theatres have not revealed any serious improprieties.
"We have conducted some unofficial surveys, which proved that all spectators were wearing face masks. Besides, no "sites of infection" have been registered in cultural institutions", Yevgeny Kovalyov said.
The easing of COVID-19 related restrictions concerning leisure activities and sports events has been gradually introduced since summer 2020
. Later the maximum allowable capacity of theatres and cinemas was increased up to 50 per cent
, providing the maintenance of necessary safety measures.
As of June 9, 95464 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast, and 86535 persons have already recovered.