Doctors discovered coronavirus in the Ukrainian deputy from the party “Servant of the people” Ruslan Gorbenko. The politician is currently in the hospital.
He was diagnosed with left-sided pneumonia, said faction deputy chairman Yevgeny Kravchuk on Facebook. According to her, the man did not travel outside the country during the last month and could become infected from other deputies who previously had COVID-19. An epidemiological investigation is currently underway.
Now it’s clear that Ruslan’s symptoms appeared only on March 19, therefore, most likely, being on the 17th at an extraordinary meeting of the Council, he still could not infect his colleagues. The circle of close contacts is being established by the Verkhovna Rada apparatus, ”she noted.
At the same time, the faction does not plan to stop its work, however, all deputies will pass the relevant tests and are ready to go to isolation.
NEWS.ru wrote earlier that the Russian Foreign Ministry launched a site to help tourists stuck because of the coronavirus. Users will be able to leave their data there.
According to recent data, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world exceeds 343.7 thousand people. The victims of the infection were 14.7 thousand, 97.3 thousand people recovered. In Russia, 438 cases of infection were registered. The largest number of infected – in Moscow. During the day, another 71 cases were revealed in the capital. 18 people recovered.
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