MOSCOW, October 27 (RAPSI) – The consumer rights agency Rospotrebnadzor has instructed all Russian citizens to wear breathing protection hygienic masks at large gatherings of people, in lifts, parking lots and while travelling by public transport and taxi, the watchdog’s order reads. 

The watchdog prescribes to up the disinfection cycle in public transport, taxi, at retail facilities and in other public places.

Show business activities and restaurants’ work are to be banned from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Moreover, regional authorities must take additional steps to protect citizens at risk including persons of 65 years and over and individuals suffering from chronic illnesses, according to the document.

The order is to become active on October 28.