Chief doctor of the Moscow city clinical hospital Botkin Alexei Shabunin contracted the coronavirus. It is reported by TASS.
The medic said that he passed the tests at the first symptoms of indisposition. After receiving a positive result, it isolated itself in the office.
Shabunin said that the hospital continues to provide medical care and assistance oncological, hematological patients and patients COVID c-19.
The physician added that communicating with colleagues exclusively through video conferencing.
Shabunin – doctor of medical Sciences, Professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, honored doctor of Moscow and Russia. He is the brother of presenter First channel Elena Malysheva.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 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, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 4.1 million people, including more than 286 thousand died, 1.45 million recovered.
In Russia already identified 232 243 cases, 2116 people have died, 43 of 512 recovered, according to the website “Separaration of the Russian Federation”.