Rospotrebnadzor stated that Russians will have to change habits after the pandemic
After the self-isolation regime is lifted, catering establishments will have to work under the new rules, and citizens will have to change their habits, said Anna Popova, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor).
Popova on the air of the channel "Russia 1" announced a "whole series" of innovations.
- We need to prepare for that, it is quite obvious that a new norm is coming. We will have to change our habits... There will be a number of rules. This will be the protection of social distance, and the protection of those who serve and of the visitors”, - the head of the department said.
While in the country in the field of catering only delivery services work. Rospotrebnadzor developed recommendations for public catering enterprises at each stage of overcoming the pandemic. After the self-isolation regime is lifted, small establishments will open - with an area of up to 50 square meters. m. They can take no more than ten people at a time. When the epidemiological situation improves, the number of visitors will increase to two dozen. Institutions will be able to return to the “regular” regime when the absence of coronavirus is recorded in a specific region, and the incidence in the country decreases. However, restaurateurs considered such measures unfinished.
“If the recommendations become binding, not a single institution will be opened - neither large nor small,” quoted Kommersant as saying by Ginza Project Moscow CEO Maxim Polzikov.
Earlier, experts predicted that up to 90% of Russian restaurants would not be able to survive self-isolation if the authorities did not support the industry. Moreover, threatened "medium" institutions - the most expensive and cheapest, according to experts, will be able to survive.