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Moscow Bans Gatherings, Closes Most Shops to Curb Coronavirus

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1441/8/1 - 2020/03/25

Moscow, March 25, 2020, SPA -- The Mayor of Moscow clarified that the city introduced a group of measures today to contain the spread of novel Coronavirus (COVId-19), including a temporary ban on organizing any public gatherings and suspension of free public transport for the over 65s.

In his website, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that food shops, banks and household services would remain open.

Russia has recorded 658 cases of the virus, including 410 cases in Moscow.

19:53 LOCAL TIME 16:53 GMT

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