The Minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov had coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting on genetic technology, according Meduza.
According to Putin, the official again starts to work.
Falkov became the fourth Minister of the Russian government, who was diagnosed with COVID-19.
On 30 April it became known about the infection of Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina, and may 1, the Minister of construction and housing and communal services Vladimir Yakushev. Once infected Mishustin and Yakushev was hospitalized. 6 may it became known that infected the Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova.
As reported TASS, Lubimov also returns to the robot after a long time was at home and conducted workshops via videoconference.
Lyubimov told that her disease proceeded in the form of light. She was treated at home for almost three weeks, after which she was discharged doctors.
In Russia, according to may 14, coronavirus confirmed in almost 252 245 people, of which 2305 died.
From 30 March to Russia acted quarantine imposed in connection with the outbreak of coronavirus infection. President Vladimir Putin ordered to cancel the may 12 mode of working days and to soften the restrictions.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, worldwide coronavirus infected more than 4.36 million people, more than 297,5 thousand of them died, and 1.56 million recovered. Russia ranks second after the US in number of infections.