The Moscow authorities explained the slow pace of the introduction of restrictions due to COVID :: Society :: RBC

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The margin of safety in the medical system of Moscow allows new restrictions to be introduced due to the slow spread of coronavirus infection. This was stated by the deputy mayor of the capital for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Efimov, reports RIA Novosti.

“We have a large reserve of strength, the strength of the medical system, a formed bed stock, which allows us to introduce restrictions at a slower pace, and they are of a mild nature,” he said.

The authorities ruled out the re-introduction of the non-working week regime in the country

Photo: Vyacheslav Prokofiev / TASS

In Moscow since the end of September has begun an increase in the incidence of coronavirus, in connection with which the metropolitan authorities began to introduce new restrictions. Thus, companies transferred at least 30% of employees, schoolchildren to remote work sent for a two-week vacation – from 5 to 18 October. Social cards for schoolchildren and pensioners were temporarily blocked – until October 18 and October 28, respectively.

The Ministry of Health announced the employment of 90% of the bed capacity for patients with COVID-19


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