OREANDA-NEWS. The Moscow authorities have tightened control over the wearing of masks and gloves in public places. The head of the main control department of the capital Yevgeny Danchikov told reporters about it.

Earlier on Wednesday, the headquarters said that the number of new cases of coronavirus in Moscow was the largest since January 16, and amounted to 4,124 cases.

The head of the main control department of Moscow said: "The epidemiological situation in Moscow is deteriorating, the number of cases is growing. In this regard, from today, control over the use of personal protective equipment by citizens in public places, including in public transport and the subway, shopping and entertainment centers, is intensifying. as well as other places where citizens gather. "

He recalled that for violation of the requirements, a fine of 4 to 5 thousand rubles is provided.

At the same time, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the authorities did not plan to introduce a lockdown in the capital due to the difficult situation with the spread of the coronavirus. According to him, at the current stage, the authorities believe that they can cope with the disease without introducing a lockdown.