In Moscow the attendance by the end of June reached 70% from the March level

Attendance of shopping centers in Moscow increased by the end of June to 70% of the level prior to the introduction of restrictive measures COVID-19, according to the website of the mayor of the capital on Saturday.

"By the end of June the average density of the flow of visitors to shopping centres recovered to 70 percent from pre-crisis levels. A thousand square meters there are on average 239 people", - reported on the website of the mayor with reference to the Deputy mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Yefimov.

According to him, during the loading restrictions in shopping centers decreased by 35% from that of last year, the restoration began in early June.

"Shopping centres and their tenants are steadily increasing momentum, only last week compared to the end of March, when the restrictions have not yet been introduced, average daily turnover of retail trade in consumer goods increased by 48 percent," the site quoted the Deputy mayor.

He also said that during this period, public catering enterprises increased sales volume by 61 percent.

"The owners of shopping malls, stores, public catering facilities, consumer services and hotels can receive grants from the city for compensation of land and property payments. Applications for payment of grants began on 15 June on the portal investmoscow.ru there you can see the conditions of their production", - quotes the website words of the Minister of Moscow government, head of Department of economic policy and development of the city of Cyril Purtova.

It is noted that the business support measures approved by Sergei Sobyanin, by the middle of June have already used 36 thousand commercial organizations. The actual amount of support amounted to almost 25 billion rubles.