15 Mar 2022 10:07

Mask mandate lifted in Moscow region

KRASNOGORSK. March 15 (Interfax) - The mask mandate has been lifted in the Moscow region, the press service for the region's governor and government said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The requirement to wear protective masks is no longer mandatory. Social distancing requirements are also being lifted in public transport, stores, other public places, at enterprises and organizations," the press service said.

The authorities of the Moscow region and Russian consumer health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor are also stopping checks of compliance with anti-coronavirus recommendations.