Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin explained the introduction of new measures against coronavirus in the capital, saying that the owners of nightclubs themselves proposed a visitor identification system. He stated this on the air of the Russia 1 TV channel, Izvestia reports.
According to him, the heads of the establishments realized that they were the first in line to be closed if self-isolation was introduced. “To prevent this from happening, [it is necessary] to make control at the entrance to nightclubs, so that we can see and which of these people subsequently became infected,” the mayor explained.
The change in the rules of the nightclubs and nightclubs against the background of the spread of coronavirus became known earlier, on October 15. Now, at the entrance to the institution, which is open from 0:00 to 6:00 in the morning, visitors will have to scan a QR code or send an SMS to 7377. Sobyanin explained that the measure is not aimed at containing the virus, but at controlling the spread of infection in case one of the visitors will be diagnosed with a coronavirus. Those who came into contact with the infected will be notified of this, they will have to take a test for COVID-19.
Sobyanin also said that the situation with the coronavirus is of great concern. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko noted that the increase in the incidence in the country for the week was about 26 percent. The number of severe patients with COVID-19 in Moscow has increased by a quarter over the week.
During the day, Russia recorded a record for the number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 – their number was 286. Over the past day, 13,754 new cases of coronavirus infection were also detected in the country in 85 regions and 8392 recoveries, most of all infected in Moscow.
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