About 1 mln people will return to work in Moscow this week

About 1 mln people will return to work in Moscow this week
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About 1 mln people will return to work in Moscow this week after the self-isolation measures in the Russian capital have been lifted, Moscow Deputy Mayor Vladimir Yefimov said, APA reports citing TASS.

Earlier, Russian Mayor Sergei Sobyanin informed that starting June 9, the self-isolation regime in Moscow would be cancelled, along with the permit system and the schedule for walks around the city. Beauty parlors, hairdressers and other enterprises will begin work on Tuesday.

"According to our estimations, about a million people will return to work this week, including employees of offices that used to adhere to self-isolation measures. We will see the economic effects by Friday," Yefimov said.

He reminded that before June 9, Moscow economy was 85% active, with about one million people being forced to suspend their professional activity and 3 mln working from home.

 
 

The return to the previous way of life will be gradual, however, each step on lifting the restrictions gives a significant boost to economic activity, the deputy mayor stated.

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