November 16, 2020: Residents of Taganrog above 65 years of age must 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 or take out the garbage. Rising coronavirus numbers prompted the authorities to urge companies to increase the number of people working remotely.
Sporting and cultural events have been postponed until further notice. Nightclubs and discos are closed too. The opening hours of catering services are limited by 10PM. Monitoring of educational and cultural institutions as well as medical facilities will be strengthened.
New regional COVID-19 restrictions were introduced on November 13. According to the updated regulation, children under the age of 14 are allowed to access malls and supermarkets only accompanied by adults. Now it is mandatory for all Rostov Oblast residents to wear face masks inside the elevators and on the parking lots. Vasily Golubev also specified that the ongoing suspension of planned medical assistance does not involve such areas as intermittent and program treatment, high-tech medical care, and additional examinations of conscripts.
Law enforcement authorities and Taganrog Local Government officials have been conducting inspections at food markets and public sites for respecting anti-COVID measures, in particular wearing face masks.
As of November 16, 35595 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region (902 in Taganrog), and 28474 persons have already recovered..