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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Velikiy Ustyug, Russia – updates and restrictions


Located in Russia, the city of Velikiy Ustyug has a population of 31.8K. The latest data indicates 21,234,988 cases of Covid-19 infection in Russia as of November 21, 2022 ,with 383,617 deaths. This represents a 105 percent increase from September 9, 2021, when 186,999 people died and 6,982,628 cases were registered, and a 640 percent increase from December 23, 2020, when 51,810 people were died and 2,905,196 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Velikiy Ustyug.

Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Velikiy Ustyug are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

The authorities in Velikiy Ustyug recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

31.8K residents who live in Velikiy Ustyug

All public events must be cancelled

Restrictions on gatherings

31.8K residents who live in Velikiy Ustyug

Restrictions on gatherings with more than 1,000 attendees

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

31.8K residents who live in Velikiy Ustyug

No order to remain at home in Velikiy Ustyug

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Foreign travelers are not subject to any restrictions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

People with no jobs or who are unable to work will not receive income assistance

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

31.8K residents who live in Velikiy Ustyug

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

31.8K residents who live in Velikiy Ustyug

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

Recommendation for isolation, hygiene, and visitor restrictions for elderly people who reside in nursing homes



Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction December 23, 2020 September 9, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

Close all or some levels of educational institutions (ex. just high school, or only public schools)

Schools in Velikiy Ustyug are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

No Changes

Restrictions on gatherings

limiting gatherings between 11-100 people

No Changes

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

People are advised not to leave the house

No Changes

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Velikiy Ustyug has internal movement restrictions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Velikiy Ustyug from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Government replaces less than half of the lost salary or if it is a flat amount, it is less than half of the median salary

No Changes

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

No Changes

Facial covering policies outside the home

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Required in all shared or public spaces outside the home where other people are present or any other situation when social distancing isn't possible

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccines are not available

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Establishing stringent hygiene and isolation guidelines in LTCFs, prohibiting all non-essential external visitors, and or requiring all elderly to remain at home and not leave the house with few exceptions, and receiving no external visitors

Recommendation for isolation, hygiene, and visitor restrictions for elderly people who reside in nursing homes



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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