May 29, 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 will be recommencing on Monday June 1, 2020.
Residents are advised to stay indoors unless they are going out for essential needs such as to seek emergency medical care, to obtain food from the nearest shop, walk pets within 100 meters from home, take out the garbage or go to work.
As of May 29, 2020, 4428 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region, and 1590 persons have already recovered. 274 people stay under regular medical supervision in the city of Taganrog. Sixty-nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the city. Sixty-six of these people have already recovered.
Taganrog Local Government has released several 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.