The measure would apply to college students within the sixth to 11th grades for a two-week interval, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin stated in publish on his web site.
Pupils from 1st to fifth grade will return to highschool on that day after a two-week vacation that had been granted to stop them from contracting the virus and taking it house, he stated.
Older college students would research on-line at house as a result of they accounted for two-thirds of the kids contaminated with the virus, Sobyanin stated.
“The selections that we’ve got made as we speak aren’t straightforward however are merely needed making an allowance for each the epidemiological scenario and the necessity for schoolchildren to obtain a high quality schooling,” he stated.
As of Tuesday, Russia had recorded 1,326,178 infections, with 339,431 in Moscow.
Town of almost 13 million folks has additionally opened two momentary hospitals and ordered companies to have at the very least 30% of employees working remotely.