The day before, the head of state visited the hospital where the quarantine center is based. Putin talked to the head physician, staff, and patients.
The Turkish publication notes that most state leaders are now trying not to leave their residences, but the deed of the Russian president has hit the whole world.
“Today, I have not heard that the leader of any country visited his ordinary citizens who became infected with the coronavirus in the hospital. According to Russian media, this visit by Putin was an unexpected event not only for hospital staff and patients, but also for his subordinates. Putin – a former intelligence officer, and he has sufficient knowledge of how dangerous viruses are. However, he took this risk and visited the hospital, “the author notes.
At the same time, he compares the trip of the Russian president with the decision of Joseph Stalin to stay in Moscow during the Germans attack on the capital of the USSR in 1941.
“There is no panic in Russia at present, but people want to see their leader, the leader of their country, next to them. A leader who is next to his people in good and difficult times always gets recognition,” the newspaper writes.
At the same time, the author noted the tendency of the Russian president to solve problems not by words, but by deeds.
“Putin this time chose not to talk about coronavirus, but to visit a hospital and study the situation on the spot,” dikGazete sums up.
Coronavirus has already been detected in more than 170 countries. For the first time, COVID-19 fell ill in Wuhan late last year. According to the latest data from the World Health Organization, the total number of infected has exceeded 350 thousand people, 16 thousand patients have died.
The latest data on the situation with COVID-19 in Russia and the world are presented on the stopkoronavirus.ru portal.
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