09 August 2020,   12:54
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The Ministry of Health issued a series of coronavirus regulations for gyms and fitness centres

The Ministry of Health issued a series of coronavirus regulations for gyms and fitness centres to reopen today.


According to the recommendations, while entering buildings, staff and customers must undergo thermal screening. Inside, social distancing of 2 meters must be observed.


Open shower rooms will be off limits, while individual towels should be provided for visitors in single-use packaging. Customers can use their own towels as well.


Face masks will be mandatory in common spaces, except training rooms. Clients must have access to their own locker, while food and drink services will not be able to provide services at the bar.


As for group classes, no more than 10 individuals will be allowed to exercise at a time.


The Ministry recommends enclosed spaces should be provided with natural ventilation. Ventilation system should be on constantly in sanitary rooms, wet cleaning should be used in exercise spaces at the end of each day.


The agency also has recommendations for the staff of gyms and fitness clubs. Protective transparent barriers should be in reception spaces for the staff in order to prevent them from infecting with the virus. In case of using cash, staff should wear gloves.

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