“If the epidemic situation allows and there will be no second wave, then we predict that by the end of the year we will accept 4 million vacationers,” TASS quoted the head of the city administration, Ivan Imgrunt, as saying.

According to him, the loss of the Yalta budget from a pandemic will amount to about 450 million rubles.

He added that many sanatoriums will become specialized in health promotion and treatment.

Earlier it became known that the airline "Russia" began direct flights from the Far Eastern cities to the Black Sea resorts.