MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed a decree to 11 may inclusive extended the high alert of coronavirus.

Thus, in the capital, prohibited sports, entertainment, public and other events.

Also in Moscow until that time, the suspended distance education, the document says.

Referring to the Muscovites in his blog, the mayor urged all during the may holidays to stay home.

the Mayor stressed that despite the decline in the dynamics of growth of the diseased, the week, the number of patients increased by 70%, it only diagnoses confirmed by laboratory tests. The real number of cases even more, said Sobyanin.

He noted that many carry asymptomatic disease, someone in its beginning stages, someone she’s not yet been laboratory confirmed, but has all clinical signs of infection.

“every day I read appeals and requests to weaken the regime of restrictive measures. Believe me, I did as much as you want to do. But in the current situation it would just be irresponsible and populist solution which in the future will inevitably lead to even greater number of cases and deaths,” wrote the mayor.

According to the latest data, the total number of patients COVID-19 in Russia reached 93 558 people (of which 48 426 in Moscow), 8456 recovered, 867 patients died.

Current information about the situation with COVID-19 in Russia and worldwide can be found on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.