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On March 25th Russian President declared next week to be an official non-work period while maintaining wages. The days off will last from Saturday March 28 to Sunday April 5. All public infrastructure facilities, including medical facilities, pharmacies, stores, institutions responsible for banking and financial settlements, as well as transport, and ministries and agencies at all levels, will continue working.
Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov inspected the construction sites. Two new preschool institutions are designed for 350 places all in all. The new 3-storey day care centres will become home for several groups of kids from eighteen months and six years of age. The new kindergartens will be accommodated with musical and sports halls, sports grounds, and a swimming pool.
Prospects for further cooperation between the Vologda Region and the Republic of Belarus were discussed at the 16th meeting of the joint Commission for the development of cooperation between the Vologda Region Government and the Government of the Republic of Belarus via video conference. The parties discussed the results of trade and economic cooperation, and their future prospects.
From March 18 to April 1 schools of the Vologda Region are closed aiming to reduce coronavirus transmission. Extra-curricular activities are suspended, colleges and technical schools are switched to distance learning. It is forbidden to hold mass events with more than 50 participants and any cultural and sports events, regardless of the number of participants. All public meetings are prohibited.