Nur-Sultan, Almaty Go into Lockdown
Restrictive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 came into force in Nur-Sultan and Almaty. The decision to introduce a quarantine in the country’s two largest cities was made by the Government’s emergency response commission. The measures include the establishment of roadblocks equipped with thermal imagers. Police officers and military personnel are switched to 24-hour work schedule. People’s movement, entry and departure of vehicles are restricted. Air and train connections are temporary suspended, major shopping and entertainment centers are shut down. Entrances to apartment buildings, public transport and bus stops are regularly disinfected.
Criminal and administrative penalties will be applied for violation of the established restrictive measures introduced during the state of emergency and quarantine in Nur-Sultan and Almaty.