Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman tests positive for coronavirus

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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov says he has examined constructive for the novel coronavirus and is being handled at hospital, Russian information companies report.
“Sure, I’m sick. I’m receiving remedy,” Peskov was quoted as saying by the Interfax information company.
Peskov stated he final met Putin in individual over a month in the past, the TASS information company reported.
A file {photograph} of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. (AP)
The Kremlin says Putin’s well being is rigorously protected and he will get one of the best medical remedy Russia has to supply.
Putin has been working remotely from his residence exterior Moscow and holding many conferences through video convention.
He held a face-to-face assembly earlier on Tuesday with Igor Sechin, the top of oil large Rosneft.
Peskov, Putin’s spokesman, is the newest excessive profile authorities or Kremlin official to fall unwell with the brand new virus.


Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed Putin on the finish of April he had been identified with the virus and was briefly stepping right down to recuperate.
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP)
Tradition Minister Olga Lyubimova examined constructive earlier this month, her spokeswoman stated, and Development Minister Vladimir Yakushev and one in all his deputies had been earlier identified with the virus.
Russian manufacturing unit and development staff returned to work on Tuesday regardless of a brand new surge in coronavirus circumstances which gave Russia the second highest variety of infections on the earth after the US.
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