Living in Britain, Russian writer Boris Akunin became infected with the coronavirus. He stated that “the fear of coronavirus is much worse than the coronavirus itself.”
Russian writer Boris Akunin (Grigory Chkhartishvili) contracted a coronavirus infection. He wrote about this on Facebook on March 26.
“I abandoned Facebook because I’m wallowing with a fashionable disease. I’ll get a little stronger – I’ll definitely share my impressions. The fear of a coronavirus is much worse than the coronavirus itself. You need to be careful, but there is no need to panic,” the writer noted.
He did not give other details.
Chkhartishvili has been living in London since 2014. According to Johns Hopkins University, 9642 cases of COVID-19 were registered in the UK, 467 people died, 142 recovered. The total number of cases in the world approached 500 thousand, more than 22 thousand patients died. 117 thousand people have already recovered.
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic.