Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered that the “non-working hours” imposed by the coronavirus pandemic restrictions be extended until May 11 and a plan to lower the restrictions from that day will be drawn up 12, according to local newspaper “The Moscow.” Times “reports.
With the arrival of the corona virus in late March, Putin declared a “job-free” week with a number of restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus, particularly in the country’s capital, Moscow, and later extended until April 30. , until this new extension until May 11th.
“The situation is still very complicated. Russia has managed to slow the spread of the epidemic, but we have not yet peaked,” Putin said in a video conference meeting with regional governors, in which he clarified that “strict compliance.” of the preventive measures imposed in the regions. “
Putin’s message on Tuesday contradicts the speech he gave on April 19 at the Orthodox Easter celebrations, when he said that the authorities had “fully controlled” the coronavirus crisis. “It works at a good pace, organized and responsible at all levels of power. The situation is fully controlled and the whole of society is united in the face of a common threat,” he said.