“On New Year's Eve, we also do not close the metro, although in some regions it was decided to close public transport on New Year's Eve,” he said.

According to him, the city authorities have not yet made such decisions.

He expressed the hope that Muscovites will have the opportunity "to move freely on New Year's Eve and admire New Year's Moscow."

Sobyanin also recalled that mass New Year events will not be held in Moscow.

At the same time, he noted that the authorities will decorate the capital on the eve of the New Year holidays.

In addition, the mayor noted that there are no plans to close the city or certain sectors of the economy in Moscow due to the situation with the coronavirus infection COVID-19.