Recall that given the epidemiological situation and the increase in the prevalence of coronavirus infection, the decision about introduction in Almaty from 5th to 20th of July strict restrictive measures.
In particular, suspended the activities of the Mall, shopping malls, indoor food, and nonfood markets, non-food stores over 500 m2, excluding shipping, entertainment facilities, Banquet halls, SPA-centers, gyms, fitness centers, sports centers, swimming pools, city, public beaches, water parks, public baths, saunas, beauty salons, hairdressers, etc.
Also suspended the activities of cultural facilities, museums, theatres, exhibitions, religious and other objects with a mass congestion of people. Extended the ban on holding mass events.
However, the Deputy Governor noted that, despite the strict quarantine measures, the number of operations will continue. The permitted activity objects with the condition of strict observance of sanitary disinfection regime, including:
- medical centres (appointment);
- pharmacies, grocery stores (mini markets, supermarkets, hypermarkets), food and non-food markets (outside of buildings);
- catering facilities, provided work outdoors and indoors with the establishment in the hall not more than 30 seats. Allowed to work on take-out and delivery;
- industrial enterprises with a continuous production cycle; and construction work outdoors.
However restricted the activities of tourism destinations and organisations in the sphere of rendering services on accommodation of the population (hotels, hotels, rest houses, tourist bases, etc.) following enhanced sanitary disinfection regime, except for the accommodation of employees of organizations and enterprises of city life.
A number of objects put limitations on the working schedule. So, the business centre (insurance companies, notaries, accountants, consulting agencies, real estate agencies, advertising agencies, etc.), exchange offices, pawn shops will work weekdays and weekends from 9.00 to 17.00.
Continued operation of facilities to provide contactless services (car wash, repair of cars, household appliances, dry cleaning and others) that can operate from 10.00 to 17.00 compliance with enhanced sanitary disinfection regime.
However, the city will provide monitoring and control over observance of the restrictive measures at existing facilities and in public places, the detection of violations which provide for appropriate administrative action.