Sobyanin: when removing restrictions, the deterioration of the situation in Moscow did not happen

The removal of numerous restrictions in Moscow did not entail a new increase in the infected COVID-19 coronavirus, the mayor of the city, Sergei Sobyanin, said. Most of the restrictions previously introduced to combat the pandemic were lifted by June 24th.

According to the latest data, 219 thousand infected were detected in Moscow. The daily gain was 750 new cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 146 thousand people have recovered, 3.7 thousand have died.

“Many even rubbed their hands: look, you did it prematurely (removed the restrictions .—” “B”), it was not necessary to do this, now there will be something terrible. Nothing terrible happened. All these peaks have passed, situations have passed when it was extremely dangerous that it would fly up again, ”the mayor said on the television channel“ Russia 1 ”(quote from Interfax) He also announced a decrease in the number of hospitalized and seriously ill patients on mechanical ventilation over the past week.

June 23, Moscow began the next phase of lifting restrictions. In particular, fitness centers opened in the capital, cafes and restaurants resumed their full-fledged work. The mask and glove regimes in Moscow have been preserved; there is also a ban on holding mass events.

How different regions remove restrictions – in the article “Kommersant” “Governors under close Rospotrebnadzor.”