In Russia, 80 forest fires were extinguished per day :: Society :: RBC

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Over the past day, 80 forest fires were extinguished in Russia. This is reported by Forest Protection, RIA Novosti reports.

The total area of ​​extinguished forests amounted to 2113 ha. As of midnight on June 29, 246 forest fires were recorded in the country on an area of ​​more than 165 thousand hectares. All these fires are actively extinguished.

The most serious situation with forest fires is now in Chukotka – there are 14 outbreaks registered there, the fire spread over an area of ​​more than 41 thousand hectares.

The media learned about the plan of the Ministry of Natural Resources to reduce forest fire control zones

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Earlier in June, it became known that the Ministry of Natural Resources was proposing to reduce the so-called control zones – the territory of the forest, where regional authorities were allowed not to put out fires due to inaccessibility. Last summer, these sites accounted for 90% of all forest fires in the country.

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Sobyanin: when removing restrictions, the deterioration of the situation in Moscow did not happen

The removal of numerous restrictions in Moscow did not entail a new increase in the infected COVID-19 coronavirus, the mayor of the city, Sergei Sobyanin, said. Most of the restrictions previously introduced to combat the pandemic were lifted by June 24th.

According to the latest data, 219 thousand infected were detected in Moscow. The daily gain was 750 new cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 146 thousand people have recovered, 3.7 thousand have died.

“Many even rubbed their hands: look, you did it prematurely (removed the restrictions .—” “B”), it was not necessary to do this, now there will be something terrible. Nothing terrible happened. All these peaks have passed, situations have passed when it was extremely dangerous that it would fly up again, ”the mayor said on the air of Russia 1 television channel (quoted by Interfax). He also announced a decrease in the number of hospitalized and seriously ill patients on mechanical ventilation over the past week.

June 23, Moscow began the next phase of lifting restrictions. In particular, fitness centers opened in the capital, cafes and restaurants resumed their full-fledged work. The mask and glove regimes in Moscow have been preserved, and there is also a ban on holding mass events.

How different regions remove restrictions – in the article “Kommersant” “Governors under the close supervision of Rospotrebnadzor”.