Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced non-working days from October 28 to November 7. “During this period, the work of all enterprises and organizations on the territory of the city of Moscow should be suspended, with the exception of organizations that ensure the functioning of the city infrastructure, enterprises of a continuous cycle and some others, the activities of which cannot be terminated in accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation”, – it says in the mayor’s message.
October 20 President Vladimir Putin announced non-working days from October 30 to November 7 inclusive with the preservation of wages. Regions with the most difficult epidemiological situation can declare non-working days from October 23rd. After November 7, this regime may be extended.
By the decision of the Moscow Mayor’s Office, from October 28, “the work of enterprises and organizations in the sphere of trade, services, public catering, sports, culture, recreation, entertainment, film screenings and others, with the exception of the sale of medicines, food and other essential goods, is suspended.” The sale of goods and the provision of services remotely is not limited.
Restaurants and cafes can work for take-out and delivery of ready-made meals. The work of corporate catering establishments and restaurants in hotels is not limited “provided that there is no access to unauthorized persons.”
The provision of public services in the centers “My Documents” and the premises of the authorities of the city of Moscow is suspended, with the exception of urgent services for registration of acts of civil status. The provision of public services in electronic form is “retained in full.”
Holidays are announced in kindergartens and schools. The work of organizations of additional education, sports schools, children’s circles and sections is suspended. For preschoolers who have no one to leave at home with, the work of duty groups will be organized in city kindergartens.
Higher and secondary vocational educational institutions can conduct classes only remotely.
Theaters and museums can continue to operate. However, their visit will be possible only if the occupancy of the premises is not more than 50%, the use of QR codes and protective masks.
In addition, from November 8, 2021, the mandatory use of QR codes and protective masks is introduced when holding concerts, entertainment, cultural, entertainment, sports and other events with the simultaneous presence of more than 500 people.