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Means of protection will reduce transmission of the virus by contact.

Sergei Sobyanin advised passengers of the Moscow metro to use protective masks and gloves.

“I would recommend everyone who uses the subway, wear masks and gloves because even if you do not touch doors, then to the other metal surface to the handrail in the car. It is better to wear gloves, they will largely protect you from contact methods of infection”, — he told on air of TV channel “Russia 24”.

One of the most effective measures to reduce the risks of Contracting in public transport the Mayor also cited the refusal by reducing the number of trains plying.

“The more trains, the less people in cars. Imagine the train will run once in 10 minutes. All passengers over 10 minutes of waiting will gather on the platform will contact and then go to close the car — of course, there will be more contacts. Therefore, the more trains will run in metro, the more the sparsity, the less contacts,” he said.

To avoid Contracting viral diseases will help a powerful ventilation system, the removal of the extra doors in the lobbies and disinfection. “There is continuous disinfection and treatment of wagons and platforms of subways,” he said. These principles the city follows the organization of work of public transport.

Cleaning and disinfection in the platforms of all stations of the Moscow metro every day spend more than two thousand employees. The surface of the entire passenger infrastructure washed once every one to two hours. To maintain the cleanliness attracts the maximum number of workers underground.

Pay special attention to the infrastructure elements, which often interact with the passengers — handles, doors, cash zones, the turnstiles, the handrails of escalators, vending machines selling tickets.

At night the whole cargo space — lobbies, platforms, turnstiles — treated with hot air generators with a disinfectant. This method is effective as it allows to cover a large area, to treat hard to reach places and to save time. For example, one hour one gun disinfects up to 2.5 thousand square meters.

Learn more about the prevention of coronavirus and methods of combating the disease is possible by phone of hot line: 7 (495) 870-45-09 (daily from 08:00 to 21:00), and in special projects

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