According to Kremlin speaker Dmitry Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with ministers on a teleconference on April 1. On March 31, it became known that the head physician of the Moscow hospital, with whom Putin spoke, became infected with the coronavirus.
Russian President Vladimir Putin switched to a remote format of work; a meeting with ministers on the development of the agro-industrial complex will be held via teleconference on April 1. This was told to reporters by the press secretary of Putin Dmitry Peskov, informs RBC.
Peskov did not agree that Putin wants to demonstrate how he respects self-isolation. “The president usually does not take indicative measures, he takes effective measures,” the speaker emphasized.
On March 31, it became known that the main doctor of the hospital in the Moscow village of Kommunarka, Denis Protsenko, was diagnosed with coronavirus infection. Putin examined the hospital in Kommunarka on March 24 and talked with Protsenko without personal protective equipment. Peskov said that Putin is doing fine and that he is regularly tested.
A spokeswoman added today that “everyone who was with the president at Kommunarka is tested daily for coronavirus, “including Peskov himself.
March 27, it became known that one employee of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation contracted a coronavirus infection.
As of noon on April 1, there were 2777 cases of COVID-19 in Russia (440 in the last 24 hours), 24 people died, according to the portal Stopkoronavirus.ru.
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
According to Johns Hopkins University on April 1, 874 thousand people fell ill in the world, more than 43 thousand died.