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The headquarters of the UN will move to the first phase opening on 20 July

The headquarters of the UN plans on 20 July to move to the first phase of opening in light of the improving situation with coronavirus in new York – the building can be up to 400 people, said in a letter to Secretary-General antónio Guterres employees.

According to him, before to announce the first phase, in the premises of the headquarters will carry out a thorough cleaning.

New York until recently was the center of an epidemic of coronavirus in the United States. In the worst days in new York were killed more than 700 people a day in hospital got more than 3000.

"Given these measures and provided that new York will continue to follow the prescribed stages of a phased opening, the headquarters of the UN will move to the first phase, 20 July 2020," the letter says.

As noted on the UN website, the first phase will be allowed for special activities in the headquarters. The building will be allowed a maximum of 400 people per day, not 4200 as per usual.

According to the instructions will focus solely on those tasks that must be performed on the spot, with many critical tasks will continue to run remotely.

It is expected that employees who need to work in the building will be masked. Measurements of the temperature at the staff at the entrance will not be required.

Also does not require the presence of analysis COVID-19. This site says that at 1 and 2 stages of normal administrative or organizational meetings is not permitted.

As he wrote in a letter to Guterres, the majority of employees in the first phase will continue to work remotely. Thus now, according to him, the day the building is from 200 to 300 employees. Canteens and bars will still be closed, said the Secretary General.

On the organization's website also States that in the second stage opened at the headquarters would be allowed to stay a maximum of 1 100 people per day, or approximately 40% of the staff in normal times. Alternative formats of the work will basically remain valid, and many employees will continue to work remotely. The transition to the second phase will be possible with the continued improvement of the epidemiological situation in new York.

According to the instructions of the headquarters of the UN, the third phase of the easing of restrictions will come when risks in the workplace will be reduced to levels that occurred prior to the epidemic. The restrictions imposed by the city and state of new York, who at that time should be abolished. It including is that the 3 phase opening of the headquarters of the UN will come after new York earn kindergartens and schools.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.