We are carefully monitoring the situation with coronavirus in Russia, and we are updating our information on a regular basis. Here, you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions.
How many cases of coronavirus have there been in Russia?
From January to March 17, 2020, there have been 93 cases of COVID-19 identified in Russia, of which 53 were in Moscow. No fatal cases have been registered. There have been four cases of recovery. There are currently 79 people receiving treatment in hospitals, 57 of which have the mild form of the disease, whereas two of them have the moderate form of the disease. Of the 93 cases, 86 people were infected while abroad, 7 of them were infected in Russia.
Do I have the right to come to Russia?
In order to stop the spread of coronavirus, Russia has temporarily banned foreign citizens from entering the country. The ban comes into force on March 18 and ends on May 1. An exception has been made for diplomats, members of flight crews, and permanent residents.
What is life like in Russia now?
All outdoor events have been banned in Moscow. Indoor events are permitted only if the number of participants does not exceed 50 people. Schools are closed until April 12. Most students are studying remotely. Every traveler who arrives in Russia from the EU, the USA, and the UK must stay in strict self-isolation for 14 days.
Are theaters and museums open in Russia?
The majority of theaters and some of the museums are closed. The Bolshoi Theater canceled all performances until April 10. In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Culture has temporarily prohibited foreign citizens from visiting museums and theaters in Russia.
Are stores and restaurants open in Russia?
Yes, restaurants and stores are still open during their usual business hours.
03/17/2020 12:25:58 pm