Winter vacation Moscow schoolchildren will run to 17 January 2021, said Sergei Sobyanin in his blog. The decision was taken to curb the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

in the Autumn of the same measures helped to reduce the morbidity rate among schoolchildren. Children become less likely to transmit the virus to elderly relatives for which he is especially dangerous. The proportion of the older generation among cases COVID-19, then decreased from 25 to 16 percent.

Experts believe that 11 the output is not enough to significantly affect the growth of disease. According to them, the pause should last at least two weeks.

on the Basis of their recommendations, Sergei Sobyanin signed a decree according to which the holidays of students from first to 11-th class will be extended by a week to 17 January 2021. Together with schools on long break will leave colleges, institutions of children’s additional education sports school, subordinated to the Moscow Government. The same is recommended to do private educational institutions.

distance learning on vacation will not be. Children at will can revise or learn new material with the help of the project “electronic Moscow school”.

Students of 6-11 grades from October 19 until the end of the year are on distance learning. Such organization of the educational process reduces the risks of spread of coronavirus infection. Younger students attend school, but also can go to distance education, if one of my classmates got sick with coronavirus.