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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Verkhnyaya Salda, Russia – updates and restrictions


Located in Russia, the city of Verkhnyaya Salda has a population of 41.5K. 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 132 percent increase from August 12, 2021, when 165,201 people died and 6,447,229 cases were registered, and a 376 percent increase from February 18, 2021, when 80,587 people were died and 4,079,407 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Verkhnyaya Salda.

Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Verkhnyaya Salda 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 Verkhnyaya Salda recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

41.5K residents who live in Verkhnyaya Salda

All public events must be cancelled

Restrictions on gatherings

41.5K residents who live in Verkhnyaya Salda

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

41.5K residents who live in Verkhnyaya Salda

No order to remain at home in Verkhnyaya Salda

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

41.5K residents who live in Verkhnyaya Salda

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

41.5K residents who live in Verkhnyaya Salda

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 February 18, 2021 August 12, 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 Verkhnyaya Salda are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

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

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

Cancellation of public events and shows

All public events must be cancelled

The Verkhnyaya Salda authorities recommend canceling public events

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 order to remain at home in Verkhnyaya Salda

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Verkhnyaya Salda has internal movement restrictions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Verkhnyaya Salda from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

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

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

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

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

Conducting tests on any person showing symptoms of Covid-19

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

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

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

Access to key workers, clinically vulnerable groups, and aged groups

Vaccines available to all

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

Some restrictions on external visitors and or restrictions protecting elderly people at home related to isolation, hygiene and security in LTCFs

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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