The authorities of St. Petersburg have extended coronavirus restrictions until August 16. This is reported on the official website city administration.
The admission of spectators to sports and public events from July 13 is prohibited. It is also prohibited to hold any mass events of more than 75 people. These restrictions will not apply to theaters, concert halls, circuses and cinemas.
According to the decree of the governor of the city, the occupancy of theaters and concert halls should not exceed 1,500 people, and circuses – 50 percent. Inland waterway transport should have the same occupancy. For sporting events, coaches, referees and participants must have PCR tests done no more than three days before the event.
Earlier, Governor Alexander Beglov assessed the situation with the coronavirus in St. Petersburg. According to him, it remains difficult, the daily increase in new cases of the disease continues. The rate of vaccination has been increased. In St. Petersburg, about 20 thousand people are vaccinated per day, and soon the first million citizens will be vaccinated.