St. Petersburg Introducing Tighter COVID19 Restrictions Starting June 17
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Mon 14th June 2021 | 02:40 AM
ST. PETERSBURG (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th June, 2021) The Russian city of St. Petersburg is tightening coronavirus restrictions starting from June 17 amid a spike in coronavirus cases, city authorities inform.
According to a resolution signed by Governor Alexander Beglov, entertainment events at public catering facilities will be prohibited and food courts and children's indoor play areas at restaurants and cafes will be closed. Food delivery services will also be temporarily halted.
Movie theaters will be allowed a maximum capacity of 50 percent. The maximum number of visitors to cultural and entertainment events held both indoors and outdoors in St. Petersburg cannot exceed 3,000 people.
St. Petersburg has so far registered 450,730 COVID-19 cases and 14,898 deaths caused by the disease.