Moscow: number of people infected with COVID-19 exceeded 1 million

Over the past 24 hours, 1905 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection have been identified in Moscow. The total number of people infected in the city has reached 1 million 394 people. In Moscow, 55 people have died in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths was 15,764.

In total, 10 083 infected people were detected in Russia per day, since the beginning of the pandemic – 4 390 608. 395 died in the country, in total – 92 090.

By mid-March 2021, the Moscow authorities removed most of the restrictions introduced earlier to combat the spread of the virus. At the same time, there is a ban on holding mass events in the city and a mask regime is preserved. Mayor of the city Sergei Sobyanin admitted that these restrictions will remain in effect after spring.