Moscow residents told to stay off work to combat COVID-19

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    #Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Saturday announced a ‘non-working’ week in the Russian capital as cases in the city hit a six-month high amid a sluggish vaccination campaign. The order affects all employees in the Russian capital, a city of 12 million, except for essential workers.

    #Russia #Covid-19

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