“Today, separate classes and schools are in quarantine due to the incidence of SARS and coronavirus.

To contain the spread of the infection, a decision is being prepared to introduce a general quarantine for schools from next Monday, ”RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

According to Travnikov, younger students are likely to be on vacation for two weeks.

Middle and high school students will be on distance learning for one or two weeks.

“With regard to grade 11, we will repeat testing and a decision is being prepared that grade 11 will remain full-time.

For them, a form of quarantine is testing,” the governor added.

Earlier it was reported that more than 2 thousand classes in St. Petersburg schools switched to distance learning due to the situation with the coronavirus.

In addition, in the city, from January 28, minors are prohibited from visiting zoos, museums, swimming pools, fitness centers and theaters.