Moscow Day is celebrated on the second Saturday and Sunday of September every year. In 2020 and 2021, major events were canceled due to the influence of the new coronavirus, but this year, the Moscow government has decided to hold a grand celebration as Moscow celebrates its 875th anniversary.
Celebrations included concerts, masterclasses, festivals and evening fireworks. The main venues were Red Square and Tverskaya Street. Tverskaya Street was transformed into a pedestrian street with four themed zones. Thematic zones included “Moscow River”, “Moscow Public Transport”, “City Fashion Industry” and a concert stage. Everywhere I went in Moscow, there were various events and it was lively. The celebrations continued until midnight, so the Moscow metro ran 24 hours a day that weekend.
September 24, 2022, Moscow:
Number of infected people - 3,177,014 (+4,101)
Deaths - 45,864 (+31)
Recovered - 2,957,636 (+5,554)
Despite an average of ~5000 new positive cases per day, many infected people have mild to moderate symptoms and recover without hospitalization. Between 25 August and 24 September, ~300 people were hospitalized per day.