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Work of public transport and taxis to be suspended in Bishkek on weekends

Work of not only public transport, but also taxi services will be suspended in Bishkek on weekends. The Chief of Staff of the City Hall of the capital, Balbak Tulobaev, told at a briefing.

According to him, the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection in the city is getting worse.

«A resolution of the commission’s decision was issued today that starting this week — from June 27, the activities of public transport and taxis in Bishkek will be suspended weekly on Saturdays and Sundays. We hope that in this way we will be able to prevent the spread of coronavirus,» Balbak Tulobaev explained.

All Bishkek markets except for Dordoi will be closed for disinfection on Mondays.

«If we fail to take the spread of the virus under control, we will have to close the city,» the City Hall said.