FC Khimki will be Left Without Spectators After the New Coronavirus Ban in the Moscow Region
OREANDA-NEWS. In accordance with the new order of the Governor of the Moscow Region Andrei Vorobyov, the Khimki Football Club will be obliged to play home games without spectators from October 21.
From October 21, new restrictive measures will be introduced in the Moscow Region to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. In particular, exhibitions, museums will be closed and a ban on holding mass and sports events will be introduced. It is noted that training and games will continue, but without the presence of spectators in the stands. Such measures are expесted to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The Governor of the Moscow Region said that on Wednesday additional restrictions will be adopted and exhibitions, visits to museums and the organization of public events will be prohibited. This will also affect sports events, and the presence of spectators in the stands will be prohibited. The Govenor is worried by the latest data on coronaviris. According to it, 80,951 cases of infection were detected in the Moscow region, 60,496 people recovered, 1,478 died. Over the past day, the infection was detected in 466 people.
As for the schedule of the football club's games, the nearest match of Khimki at the home arena is scheduled for November 1, when in the 13th round of the Russian championship the Moscow Region club will host Zenit St. Petersburg.