Russian PM orders to cancel bookings at health resorts, close food services
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has ordered to temporarily suspend accommodation at health resorts and the work of resort facilities as well as food services as a measure to fight the novel coronavirus.
"The federal state bodies <...> have been ordered to temporarily suspend bookings, hosting and accommodating citizens at recreation centers, health resorts and sanatoriums from March 28, 2020 until June 1, 2020," the decree published on the government’s website said.
The executive bodies in Russian regions have been asked to suspend ski slopes, mass recreation facilities located in the resorts of federal, regional and local importance.
The food services organizations, except for distance selling, will be shut down from March 28 until April 5.
The PM has also ordered regional authorities to recommend citizens to limit trips, including for the purposes of tourism and rest.
Russia has recorded 840 coronavirus cases, 38 people have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals, and two people have died.