High-Risk End of the Year – Moscow celebrates New Year’s Eve despite Kovid’s outbreak

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The excess death toll in Russia is more than three times the official toll. But, like the rest of the country, the capital has adopted only minimal restrictions.

Skaters in Red Square in Moscow in early December.


On Moscow, coronovirus will hardly shake New Year’s Eve. “To hell with viruses, masks and numbers! We’ll have a party …” celebrates Piotr in his thirties enthusiastically. Since September, like many Muscovites, he’s back in telecommunications and off. Wears the mask in places. But, as the second wave COvid is in full swing in the Russian capital, with 8,000 new cases and more than 75 deaths every day N ‘is Almost no Imposed from Health restrictions.

There is no limitS TransferS In town orS AssemblyS around the table. No curfew. Christmas markets have been canceled, But all stores remained open. Restaurant, Cafe, BowI amYour nights they only have a limit, End 23Hours From 4Hours. UA compromise has been found for cultural venues: theaters can accommodate 25% of their capacity.

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