In the Leningrad region can allow visiting cemeteries even in problem areas coronavirus

the Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko recommended that local authorities be permitted to enter cemeteries. The measure also applies to areas included in the “red zone” in terms of distribution COVID-19, announced on may 25, the control channel of the press service of the region “Admin”.

“People are right on the graves must be cleaned after winter, and to visit the graves of relatives between Easter and Whitsun is very important for many residents of the area. We need to give people the opportunity to observe traditions without health risks”, — said the Governor.

the recommendation does not apply to weekends and holidays -the cemetery will be closed.

Recall, the ban on their visit to the Leningrad region and operates from April. Thus local authorities hope to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus infection.

Meanwhile, the areas of the region divided according to traffic light principle. Limit COVID-19 dependent on the level of infestation infection: from soft in the “green zone” to hard in “red”. The latter include, for example, Vsevolozhsk, Vyborg and Gatchina areas.

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