Non-working days to be introduced in Moscow from Oct 28 to Nov 7 - Mayor Sobyanin
MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - The period of non-working days to be introduced in Moscow due to the Covid-19 situation will last for almost a week and a half, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said.
"Non-working days will be introduced in Moscow from October 28 to November 7, 2021," Sobyanin said on his blog on Thursday.
A number of restrictions will be introduced in Moscow during the period of non-working days. For instance, the operation of all enterprises and organizations in the city will be suspended, except for organizations maintaining the functioning of city infrastructure, continuous-cycle enterprises, and other facilities listed in the presidential decree to this effect.
The operations of enterprises and organizations in the fields of trade, services, public catering, sports, culture, recreation, entertainment, etc. will be suspended, except for grocery stores and pharmacies. Restaurants and cafes will be able to offer takeout services.
Kindergartens and schools will be sent on vacation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday introducing a period of non-working days in Russia from October 30 to November 7. The heads of the regions have the right to introduce additional non-working days before October 30 or after November 7.