Russia Reintroduces Covid Curbs In Capital From October 28 Amid Surge


Russia Covid Surge: Moscow will reintroduce lockdown measures from October 28.


Moscow will reintroduce lockdown measures from Oct. 28 to combat surging COVID-19 cases, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Thursday, with all shops, bars and restaurants due to close, except those selling essential goods, such as supermarkets and pharmacies.

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday approved a nationwide week-long workplace shutdown from Oct. 30 to Nov. 7 and said regional leaders could introduce other measures at their discretion.

Russia reported a record daily high of both coronavirus-related deaths and new COVID-19 infections on Thursday.

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