Russia tightens restrictions

Russia tightens restrictions

access_time2021-06-18 16:15:11

Moscow has extended its coronavirus restrictions until June 29, Mayor Sobyanin announced  Friday. Outdoor theaters, playgrounds, food courts, children’s playrooms in malls, and zoos will remain closed through June 29.


Restaurants and bars must close from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Theaters, movie theaters, museums and other cultural venues will only be able to serve 1,000 people at a time. Fan zones, dance floors and other venues for mass events will be closed.


As of Friday, at least 17 regions of Russia have reintroduced  Covid-19 restrictions.


Russia on Friday confirmed 17,262 new coronavirus cases and 453 deaths, the highest number of fatalities since March 18. Of today's cases, 9,056 are in Moscow, an all-time record for the capital.


Moscow hospitals will no longer provide routine treatment to unvaccinated patients unless they require emergency care or treatment for cancer or blood diseases, officials announced  Friday. Patients with medical exemptions for vaccination will still be able to be treated.


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