MOSCOW, July 15. /TASS/. Head of Russia’s consumer watchdog and main sanitary doctor Anna Popova has signed an order keeping in place a 14-day self-isolation upon arriving in Russia aboard special repatriation flights, the order is available at the official portal for legal information.
Therefore, isolation and medical observation should be ensured for all people returning to Russia via repatriation flights for 14 days starting with the arrival day. Moscow and Moscow Region residents flying to Moscow airports can self-isolate at home, while other citizens are required to stay in special observation centers.
Moreover, foreign citizens travelling to Russia for working purpose also have to self-isolate for 14 days. All citizens are required to observe 1-meter social distancing, particularly in public spaces and transport apart from taxis.
Earlier, Popova signed an order, cancelling the mandatory two-week isolation for citizens arriving in Russia, it entered into force on July 15. At the same time, all Russians will now have to take a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) coronavirus test within three days of arrival. Moreover, foreigners travelling to Russia will be required to provide a note showing negative coronavirus test or take a test within the same three days.