Russia on Friday reported 232 deaths from the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a record one-day amount that pushed the nationwide death toll to 4,374.
Officials said 8,572 new infections had been confirmed, bringing the national tally to 387,623, the third highest reported total in the world after the United States and Brazil.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin decided to lift coronavirus restrictions starting 1 June 2020.
All non-grocery shops and some service sector businesses will be allowed to re-open. Citizens will also be able to walk outside using a schedule system and all parks except for Zaryadye Park will reopen.