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Mass events for May holidays canceled in Sakhalin

Mass events for May holidays canceled in Sakhalin
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They decided to refuse to hold celebrations dedicated to the holiday of Spring and Labor, as well as the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War on Sakhalin. The reason was the threat of the spread of coronavirus.

According to the regional government, the region decided to abandon the traditional demonstrations, rallies and processions on May 1, as well as street rallies dedicated to Victory Day, a military parade and the procession of the Immortal Regiment. These actions will be held after the end of the pandemic.

According to the adjusted program, a ceremony of laying flowers and wreaths at the Glory Memorial in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk will be held on Victory Day. Volunteers will congratulate the veterans; they will deliver festive grocery sets with flowers.

Seven people are currently undergoing treatment for coronavirus in the region, 12 patients have already been discharged. Total registered in the region 19 cases of COVID-19.

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