Russians warned of a potential bankruptcy to 70% of fitness companies

In Russia, around 60-70% of the representatives of the fitness industry can go bankrupt and be closed by the beginning of 2021 in a negative scenario of situation development. This in an interview with RBC did not rule out the President of the Association of operators of the fitness industry Olga Kiseleva.

“About — until the end of 2020 — early 2021 — we expect under the most dire scenario, up to 60-70% of the companies that will go bankrupt”, — TASS quoted the expert.

Recall that on may 26 it became known that the fitness clubs, swimming pools and other sports facilities after the lifting of the ban on work because of the coronavirus will be able to work — but by appointment only clients and respect for social distances.

As follows from the recommendations of the CPS, the pool can accommodate up to five people, each should have not less than 5 square meters of water surface, or 10 square meters of the track. Also ordered to tighten control over the quality of water in the pool.

In the gym to accommodate the equipment you will need at a minimum distance of five feet from one another. Group sessions will also need to keep your distance on the floor shall be made for the markup.

Employees of the clubs and pools will have to wear masks, use of antiseptics, pass the “input filter” before the change and measure the temperature yourself.

to Remove the room must be regularly using disinfectants and ventilate every two hours. It is forbidden to serve clients tea and coffee is allowed, only bottled water.

on 9 June, the CPS updated recommendation for the fitness industry removed limits on the number of people in the pool. The decision was taken after additional consultations with the business community, working in the fitness, hotel and leisure industry.

At the suggestion of the business was clarified. Excluded recommendation about the use of the pool is based on one person is not less than 10 square meters of water surface. Also removed unnecessary requirements to the public catering, saunas in the presence of fitness clubs.

let’s Add that on March 25 in a televised address to the nation Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed “extreme importance” to prevent “the threat of a rapid spread of the disease.” In this regard, he announced the week of 30 March-5 April “off, with pay”. April 2 in the course of the next televised address, Putin stated that the threat from pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 is maintained. The head of state decided “to extend the state of non-working days until the end of the month, ie April 30, inclusive”, but “with the retention by the employees of their wages.” On 28 April, the President extended a state of non-working days before 12 may, combining the traditional may holidays on the working days from 6 to 8 may. May 11, Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period non-working days.

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