The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin said that a mass event in the capital on the city Day will be limited because of the situation with coronavirus, reports RIA "news".

While there will be local events held in parks, squares and cultural institutions of the city.

"All this will be done so in Lite mode", – said Sobyanin.

He recalled that the overall theme of the festival will be "Museums of Moscow".

City day in Moscow is celebrated in the first weekend of September. In 2020 these days fall on 5 and 6 September.

The first two cases of mers identified in Russia 31 January the citizens of China. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic. As measures in Russia were declared non-working days, in some regions introduced a state of isolation, was discontinued flights and closed borders.