Andrei Travnikov extended the high alert in the VAT until August 31st — what does this mean

Today, July 27, the Governor Andrei Travnikov announced the extension of the high alert in the region.

— due To the fact that the situation is under control, it is stable, but still quite tense. Therefore, in order not to relax, we make a decision on the extension of the high alert until August 31 of the current year with all current restrictions. This will remind that restrictions on citizens were almost all removed even earlier, and today it remains in force only mandatory requirement for the wearing of masks in buildings and public transport. This rule will also continue to have effect until the 31st of August, — said the Governor Andrei Travnikov.