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In public places, masks and gloves must be worn and social distancing must be maintained.

In the capital, preferential and free travel on public transport will be suspended for schoolchildren, Muscovites over 65 and people with chronic diseases. This was announced by Sergei Sobyanin in his blog.

“The situation with coronavirus is getting more complicated and more dramatic every day. In terms of detectability, we are approaching the peak values ​​of spring. The number of hospitalized today has exceeded 1000 people. The growth continues. Yesterday we were forced to open reserve hospitals in Sokolniki and Krylatskoye. Many Muscovites listen to the requirements of sanitary doctors and comply with the forced restrictive measures. But unfortunately, not all of them, ”wrote the Mayor of Moscow.

In order to reduce the number of movements around the city, from October 9 until the end of the holidays, October 18, discount travel for schoolchildren in public transport will be suspended. The transport application of the schoolchildren’s social card will also be temporarily blocked. The money paid for travel will be carried over to a later date. Now schoolchildren are on autumn holidays. This year their extended to two weeksto reduce the number of contacts and the spread of the coronavirus infection.

Free travel will also be suspended until October 28 for Muscovites over 65 and people with chronic diseases who are required to stay at home.

As Sergei Sobyanin wrote, more than 25 percent of new cases are people over 65. Only 10-15 percent of them get infected from family members. Most fall ill after contact at work, in transport, shops and other public places.

Sick leave certificates for working Muscovites over 65 are issued automatically. People with chronic diseases can apply for a sick leave City Department of Health websiteor by phone: + 7 (495) 870-45-09. You can also call for help using the same number if you need to deliver food, medicine or firewood to summer cottages.

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In addition, the usual cash desks of cultural and leisure institutions subordinate to the Moscow Government will soon stop working. It will be possible to buy tickets to a theater, concert or museum only online.

“This solution will allow you to control the maximum occupancy of the halls and compliance with the seating rules. Thus, we will be able to avoid violations of the sanitary regime and, as a result, the forced suspension of the activities of cultural institutions, “- said the Mayor of Moscow.

The next measure concerns employers in the capital. All enterprises and organizations of the city are obliged to weekly inform the Moscow Government about the transfer of at least 30 percent of employees to remote operation. If the data is not provided or incomplete information is sent, then the organization faces a fine or suspension of activities (in accordance with article 20.6.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation).

“Strict compliance with the requirements for staying at home for schoolchildren, the elderly and people with chronic diseases, the transition to remote work, observance of the mask regime – all this can halt the growing wave of the epidemic. Let’s help ourselves and our loved ones maintain health and lives, ”added the Mayor of Moscow.

In public places, masks and gloves must be worn and social distancing must be maintained. You can find out more about the prevention of coronavirus and methods of dealing with the disease in special project mos.ru.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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