Photo: press-service of administration of Makhachkala
Makhachkala will be closed for the period of the celebration of Eid al-Adha in connection with the deteriorating situation with the spread of the coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the city administration.
Quarantine in Makhachkala will operate from may 23 to 26. It involves the restriction of entry and exit of the city (including on foot) and traffic (except ambulances, emergency services, water utilities, power grids involved in the removal of accidents and garbage trucks). Also will be suspended the work of food markets and fairs.
“For the period of quarantine will be strengthened measures for disinfection on social sites, markets, pharmacies, banks, post offices and other facilities visited by the population”, — said in the administration. In addition, local residents will be obliged to wear personal protective equipment: masks and gloves, this control will strengthen.
“I ask you to refrain from trips in the next few days! Indeed we are going through a difficult time. Our homes are closed for the family. We have to close our city,” said mayor of Makhachkala Salman Dada.
The first official report about the difficult situation with coronavirus in Makhachkala and Dagestan as a whole appeared on may 17, when the head of the regional health Jamaludin Gadjibekov live in Instagram announced the death of more than 40 doctors in the country. He also talked about thousands of cases of community-acquired pneumonia.
The next day the President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the leadership of the Republic, during which the mufti of Dagestan Ahmad Abdullayev said that in the region died about 50 doctors and called the situation with coronavirus is extremely difficult.
Putin promised that the region will receive all necessary assistance, and instructed to resolve the issue of shortage of equipment, doctors and test systems. The Republic was sent to the emergency workers for disinfection of streets. The defense Ministry announced the construction in the Republic of multifunction medical center with 200 beds to help the infected with the coronavirus.
Video, photo All from Russia.