Moscow will Implement Coronavirus prevention measures from November 13
Moscow, November 10 Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin announced on the 10th through social networking sites that from November 13 to January 15 next year, Moscow will implement new pandemic prevention measures. During this period, all dining and entertainment venues are prohibited from operating at night, and all cultural and exhibition activities are suspended.
Sergey Sobyanin said that during this period, students in various universities in Moscow will switch to distance learning, and student bus cards will be temporarily frozen. At the same time, it is recommended that college students and elementary and middle school students abide by the home system and minimize traffic.
Sergey Sobyanin said the attendance rate of theaters, cinemas and concert halls should not exceed 25%. Cultural, entertainment, exhibitions and other activities involving audience participation are prohibited, except for official activities approved by the authorities. Indoor children’s activity centers such as restaurants and shopping centers are not allowed to open, and children can engage in outdoor entertainment activities.
Sergey Sobyanin said that the pandemic in Moscow has intensified since September. On November 9th, Moscow added 6,897 new coronavirus infections in a single day, setting a record for a single day. pandemic is expected to worsen in the coming weeks. The New Year is approaching, and it is hoped that through restrictions on leisure and entertainment venues, unnecessary losses caused by the sudden cancellation of holiday activities in the business world and the business community will be avoided.
Since the gradual lifting of anti-pandemic restrictions in May this year, Moscow re-introduced restrictions at the end of September, requiring people over 65 and patients with chronic diseases not to leave their homes without special circumstances, and recommending companies and units to adopt a remote working system.
Moscow Deputy Mayor Bochkalev stated on the 10th that special restrictions have been imposed on construction sites in Moscow, so construction and maintenance work will not be stopped.
On the same day, the Russian Coronavirus Pandemic Prevention and Control Headquarters announced that in the past day, there were 20,977 new cases of Coronavirus infections in Russia, and the cumulative number of infections exceeded 1.817 million. This is the fifth consecutive day that Russia has more than 20,000 new infections in a single day.
Russian immunologist Jalcheva said on the same day that the incidence of Coronavirus in Russia is expected to rise again next spring.