September 9, 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, is lo longer in force. However, 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.
Public catering establishments resumed their work since August 10, 2020, while maintaining all health and safety regulations, comprehensive sanitation, air sanitizing by UV-lamps and regular air change. On the same day the companies offering guided tours also recommenced their work. The number of walking tour participants is currently limited to 25, while tour buses may be only half full, with mandatory face coverings.
Restrictions regarding mass gatherings in Taganrog and Rostov Oblast are to remain in force until late September. Only two public events were held in the region during the current COVID-19 pandemic: the grand opening of the Peoples' Museum of Military History "Sambek Heights"
- the new branch of Taganrog Group of Museums and International Forum of Military Technologies ARMY-2020
. This is why the 322nd Taganrog City Day celebrations on September 12, 2020 will be held in online mode.
As of September 9, 2020, 18236 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Rostov Oblast region, and 15216 persons have already recovered. 143 people stay under regular medical supervision in the city of Taganrog. 369 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the city.