Anna Popova, head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare, said in an interview with the Russia 1 TV channel on Wednesday that the situation with coronavirus in Russia is not yet unambiguously stable, and how the holidays will go live the country until the end of winter.
“Now is a very important period. This is the first time that the whole country is going to rest for such a long time, and the situation is still not unambiguously stable. This is how we will spend the holidays, this is how we will continue to live until the end of winter,”said the head of the department.
Popova recommended that Russians during the holidays not meet with those whom they have not seen for a long time in order to avoid infection with COVID-19. In addition, in her opinion, it is better for children not to participate in group activities in enclosed spaces, they should be carried out in the fresh air.
Earlier, the deputy director of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, Alexander Gorelov, said that the risk of contracting a new coronavirus infection outdoors is significantly lower than indoors, but the rules for preventing the virus must be observed on skating rinks and slides.