The end of June is the time for the high school graduation ceremony.
In 2022, most high schools in Russia held graduation ceremonies, with a total of 649,000 graduates. Traditional and formal graduation ceremonies are held at each school. Includes a farewell speech from the principal, awarding a diploma and a short concert.
After the graduation ceremony, students in lovely evening dresses and suits head out to the center of the city to celebrate the beginning of a new life. The most popular place is Gorky Park. In the park, concerts of famous singers are held and fireworks are set off. Graduates sing, dance, take commemorative photos and have a party until morning.
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The number of new cases of new corona infection in Moscow continues to decline.
On average, 300 new cases are reported daily.
According to the official website of the Russian government, the number of people who have completed the prescribed number of vaccinations in Moscow is 7,121,373.
As of May 26, 2022 (Thursday) Moscow City:
Number of infected people-2,769,315 (+368)
Number of recoverers-2,578,355 (+332)
It's been a month since the corona measures were lifted in Moscow.
April 20, 2022, now Moscow City:
Number of infected people-2 754 975 (+749)
Number of deaths － 43 071 (+19)
Number of recoverers-2 562 329 (+728)
An average of 158 inpatients per day is reported.
We are no longer obliged to wear masks, but some people still mask during rush hours.
March 22, 2022, Moscow City:
Number of infected people-2 730 743 (+723)
Deaths-42 486 (+30)
Number of recoverers-2 535 852 (+1709)
The number of infected people in Moscow is declining. The average number of hospitalizations per day is 171.
From March 15th, all corona restrictions have been lifted in Moscow. In May 2020, the Russian government mandated wearing a mask as a measure against coronavirus, but now it is no longer necessary to wear a mask or present a QR code.
February 24, 2022, Moscow City:
Number of infected people-2 683 830 (+4 730)
Number of deaths-40 948 (+82)
Number of recoverers-2 459 296 (+6 401)
The number of infected people in Moscow is declining. An average of 680 inpatients are reported daily.
Coronavirus control is still in place, but it is expected that the university will return from online classes to regular classes from February 28th.
January 27, 2022, Moscow City:
Number of infected people-2 259 422 (+26 586)
Deaths-38 660 (+72)
Number of recoverers-1 940 819 (+5465)
Infection with Omicron strains is on the rise. The number of newly infected people in Russia exceeded 85,000 for the first time on the 27th, but the number of hospitalized patients is 12,807. The government expects the number of infected people to increase further.
Restrictions on the new Coronavirus in Moscow:
・ It is obligatory to wear a mask in transportation and in the building.
・ Keep a safe distance (1.5 meters or more) as much as possible.
・ A QR code is required to enter theaters, concerts, and museums. ・ Audiences at museums and theaters are limited to 70%.
・ Elderly people over the age of 60 who do not complete vaccination are obliged to quarantine their homes.
On January 21, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed companies in Moscow to move to remote work as much as possible.
On January 28th, the President of Moscow State University announced that students will take classes online from February 7th to 22nd.
As of now, the Moscow government has announced that it will not introduce major restrictions.
When it comes to the Russian New Year, the Christmas tree is indispensable. It can be found in various places such as squares, apartments and shopping centers.
From December 20th to 31st, 238 Christmas tree markets opened. There are many people who buy fir tree trees, and many of them are open 24 hours a day. Russians love the New Year time. During that time, many people take a break from work, go out to play with friends, go for walks, eat delicious food, and relax.
December 23, 2021, Moscow City:
Number of infected people － 2 012 582 (+3062)
Number of deaths-36 202 (+77)
Number of recoverers-1 846 440 (+3292)
After the detection of a new mutant strain of the new coronavirus, the Omicron strain, the Russian government announced new measures against coronavirus.
・ Returnees from South Africa are required to undergo a PCR test within 3 days after entering the country and to perform self-quarantine for 14 days.
-The validity period of the PCR test negative certificate is now 48 hours.
Forty-one new cases of Omicron strain of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Russia.
Recently, the outside air feels colder and winter is approaching. Preparations for the New Year have already begun in Moscow. The center of Moscow has already been decorated with illuminations. You can see different New Year's decorations on each street. The winter lighting is very beautiful. The Christmas Market and GUM Skating Rink will open on November 29th in Red Square. Famous figure skaters will participate in the Opening Ceremony, and an ice skating show will also be held.
November 25, 2021, Moscow City:
Number of infected people-1 930 050 (+3349)
Deaths-33 727 (+92)
Number of recoverers-1 750 445 (+5161)
The number of newly infected people is gradually decreasing. Currently, about 67% of Moscow people have completed vaccination. Compared to last year, the current corona measures are not so strict.
・ Masks are compulsory in buildings and public transportation, but the rate of wearing masks in the city is quite low.
・ You need to show the QR code to enter the theater, museum or museum.
・ Restaurants and shopping centers are open as usual.
All companies and organizations will be closed from October 28th to November 7th, except for supermarkets, pharmacies and shops selling daily necessities. Restaurants such as cafes and restaurants will be closed. Only take-out and delivery are possible. Schools and kindergartens will also have a 10-day break, and university classes will be conducted online. Moscow citizens expect the lockdown to be lifted on November 8.