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In connection with the worsening epidemiological situation, the capital’s schools and institutions of additional education will face new challenges.
Moscow education has withstood the blow of the pandemic: despite all the difficulties, the system is working in full force.
“During the period that we passed first in winter and spring, then, when there were unified state examinations, we ensured the quality of education no lower than in the previous year. The entire educational system withstood this blow and ensured a high level of graduates, ”Sergei Sobyanin said in an interview with the TASS news agency.
Due to the worsening epidemiological situation, Moscow schools face new challenges. From October 19, after the end of the holidays, pupils of the sixth – 11th grades will study remotely. Also, institutions of additional education will not work. The measure is planned to be introduced for two weeks. At the same time, pupils of the first – fifth grades will return to full-time education.
“It is important for us, extremely important by various measures to stop the growth of coronavirus infection. There are a million schoolchildren. Million. And those who work in this system, the education system, – 170 thousand in basic education. Therefore, it is important for us to pause the sectors that are not related to the main production in order to survive this peak, ”added the Mayor of Moscow.
The situation with the spread of coronavirus infection is aggravating in the capital. Now it is important for all citizens to observe sanitary measures – to use masks and gloves and to keep social distance in public places. And people over 65 and Muscovites with chronic diseases need to follow a home regimen. For the townspeople againlaunched a social service system, you can order the delivery of food, medicine and firewood to summer cottages. You can ask for help by calling the hotline: +7 (495) 870-45-09.
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