In Moscow at the event dedicated to the Day of Russia on 12 June, and for the Victory parade, scheduled for June 24, it is better not to go. On 11 June the TV channel “Russia 24” said the mayor of the Russian capital Sergei Sobyanin.
“I would not recommend to go anywhere these holidays. We have banned the mass event. Yes, the official event will be held on June 12 and on the day of the parade, but it’s better to watch on TV,” he said.
The mayor stressed that “there is no huge crowd or spectators should not be.”
“It’s a big risk for you and for your kids and for your loved ones. And therefore it is better to limit yourself to trying to find events, it is better not to do it,” explained Sobyanin.
A military parade was to be held on may 9, but because of the epidemic of the coronavirus , it was moved on 24 June. The Russian authorities sent invitations to the event dedicated to the 75-th anniversary of the Victory to many foreign leaders and representatives of international organizations. Their participation in the may 9 parade, in particular, confirmed the presidency of France, Czech Republic, Serbia, Bulgaria and several former Soviet countries, as well as the UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres.
In Russia on 11 June was 502 436 cases COVID-19, including 8779 – for the last days. From infection died 6532 person, recovered 261 150 patients.
The number of patients with coronavirus infection Russia ranks third in the world after the USA and Brazil.