International students who are already in Russia can start their academic year at universities without any restrictions.
There are no restrictions placed on international students who are already in Russia. Meanwhile, those who are yet to arrive in Russia will be able to come here when it will be allowed from various countries in accordance with the specific rules.
Moreover, all students are required to wear face masks in universities because students are the most active part of our society in terms of communication.
However, the requirement to wear masks in universities could be lifted in the future, but it is a necessity for now.
Schools may be switched to online mode in case the coronavirus situation worsens. It may be done, like in case of outbreaks of flue or other respiratory infections.
Such an algorithm has been used during flu and other acute respiratory infections for several years.
If a student catches the coronavirus infection at school, he or she will be isolated until the diagnosis is established. Further steps will be decided by a watchdog specialist. If a person catches the infection, he or she will have to stay at home for several days. It will be enough. An algorithm will be chosen in each particular case, for each particular class, each particular group, etc.
The coronavirus situation in Russia is generally stable, although a number of outbreaks are reported.
Today, the situation in Russia is stable. The morbidity rate continues to go down, but consumer watchdogs see a number of group foci, outbreaks, and they are working with that.
The epidemic process in the country is absolutely controlled and the situation was seen as stabilizing.
To date, over 1 mln. coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with over 810,000 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates more than 17,000 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.
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