“After we went through a two-week vacation and high school students switched to telecommuting, the number of children who are infected with coronavirus has sharply decreased,” the mayor said.

He said that at the moment "the proportion of newly ill children has decreased by half."

"And the number of classes in quarantine has also decreased significantly," Sobyanin added.

According to the Moscow headquarters as of October 29, 4,906 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the capital over the past 24 hours, a total of 413,928 cases were detected.

A total of 303,831 people recovered, 6644 patients with coronavirus died.

Professor of Virology at the Gamaleya Center Anatoly Altstein, in an interview with the NSN, recalled the risks of asymptomatic COVID-19.