He called the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection in Moscow controlled and managed, said the mayor of the capital Sergei Sobyanin on the air of the Russia-1 TV channel on Friday, November 20.
As the mayor noted, in the last five days, there was no serious surge in the incidence of COVID-19 in the city and the situation can be called stable.
“According to the bed capacity, we can see even a slight release of beds in our hospitals, although the figures for the number of hospitalized people are high. In general, the epidemiological situation in Moscow, as the president said, is controlled and managed, ”Sobyanin said.
The mayor clarified that “rather unpleasant” restrictive measures were taken in the city, but they “undoubtedly have their effect, smoothing out this situation with the coronavirus.” And in conclusion, he added that the Moscow leadership will monitor the development of the situation with the coronavirus.
On November 13, additional anti-epidemiological measures came into force in Moscow due to the spread of coronavirus infection. In particular, all entertainment establishments, bars, cafes, karaoke began to work only until 23:00.
In addition, the work of children’s rooms in shopping centers, children’s camps and entertainment centers has been temporarily suspended. Entertainment activities for minors can be held outdoors.
Sports events will be allowed to be held with spectators only after agreement with Rospotrebnadzor and the Sports Department. It was decided to cancel all upcoming festive events in the capital.
On November 17, the Moscow Mayor’s Office reported that more than 960 million rubles would be allocated to combat the spread of coronavirus infection in the capital.
On November 16, the head of the Moscow Department of Health, Alexei Khripun, assured that Moscow is provided with all the necessary medicines, including medicines against coronavirus infection, for the next three months.