Moscow authorities extend self-isolation for risk groups to January 15
- 26 November 2020
Moscow’s authorities have extended self-isolation for people over the age of 65 and chronic patients, as well as remote work for companies’ personnel to January 15, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote on his blog on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.
"We have decided to extend restrictions aimed at preventing the coronavirus from spreading, which were set to expire on November 29. Today, I signed a decree saying that Moscow residents over the age of 65 and people with chronic diseases should continue to self-isolate, and companies should make sure that at least 30% of their employees continue to work from home. Besides, the city’s leisure facilities for children will be closed," the mayor said.
Moscow has the highest number of cases nationwide. The city has so far recorded 571,102 coronavirus cases, 428,418 recoveries and 8,530 deaths.