Photo: Kommersant Continued: the mayor has urged Russians to refrain from traveling to Moscow
The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, announced new measures to combat coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the mayor.
So, from 28 March to 5 April 2020 stops the operation of the retail facilities, however, pharmacies and grocery stores will work without any limitations. My job suspend restaurants, cafes, bars, canteens and other public catering establishments, with the exception of the takeaway service without a visit to the premises and remote delivery of ready meals.
Closed to the public to be places where services are provided, requiring the personal presence of the person, such as hairdresser, Moscow parks. The mayor also encouraged the believers to refrain from visiting religious sites.
March 23, Sobyanin said that from 26 March to 14 April, the Muscovites over age 65 and those who suffer from chronic diseases, must comply with the home mode. According to him, the municipality has taken this step to reduce the risk of infection to the most vulnerable categories of citizens. For this elderly and chronically ill people recommended not to visit any public places. They will be paid four thousand rubles for compensation of expenses that may arise in connection with the regime of self-isolation.
On 25 March the President of Russia Vladimir Putin proposed a number of measures to support the population in a pandemic coronavirus. Among them was the vacation of both the consumer and mortgage loans for those Russians who are in difficult life situation and whose income for coronavirus dropped by 30 percent or more. In addition, the head of state instructed to increase unemployment benefits, to change the rules of calculating sick leave, to extend social benefits to the Russians, to make additional payments to families who have the right to the matkapital, and make payments to veterans and Heroes of labour in April, not may.
According to the proposal of Putin, in Russia the week from 30 March to 3 April is designated as nonworking. Also vote on constitutional amendments was postponed from April 22nd to a later date.
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