Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Oct. 10 – The Moscow Times

New restrictions in Moscow. Deaths surpass 22,000. Vaccine race.

Oct. 10: What you need to know today

  • Russia confirmed 12,846 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, bringing its official number of cases to 1,285,084.
  • Russia has carried out more than 500,000 coronavirus tests in a single day for the first time since the start of the pandemic, consumer protection watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said Friday.
  • Starting Monday, Moscow employers will be required to transfer 30% of their employees to remote work through Oct. 28 due to the city’s coronavirus situation. Workers over the age of 65 and those suffering from chronic diseases will also be required to work remotely. Workers at medical institutions, defense agencies, Rosatom and Roscosmos are exempt from the new rules.

Source: Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Oct. 10 – The Moscow Times