Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin infected with coronavirus, feels “generally okay”, said may 5 the Agency TASS press-Secretary Boris Belyakov.
He said that Mishustin is located in one of the state medical institutions and take drugs recommended by the Ministry of health for the treatment of coronavirus infection COVID-19. Belyakov stressed that the treatment is “scheduled”.
According to the press Secretary of the Russian pRemer actively communicates with colleagues by phone. This information in interview to the newspaper “Vedomosti” on 5 may confirmed that the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.
“The President is constantly in touch with us by phone, actively involved in the work process – today’s communications allow it to do without any problems”, – said the Minister.
Mishustin was appointed Prime Minister of the Russian Federation of January 16 of this year. Before he headed Federal tax service.
On 30 April it became known that he had contracted the coronavirus. The Russian authorities declared that all the members of the government who recently had contact with him will be isolated, and pass additional testing. May 1 about infection with coronavirus , said another member of the Russian government – Minister of construction and housing and communal services Vladimir Yakushev.
After the information about the disease mishustina “Medusa” with reference to sources wrotethat he probably will not return to the position of head of government and will be transferred to another job. The Kremlin has called these rumors nonsense.
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 information of the American Johns Hopkins University, the number of infected with the coronavirus in the world has more than 3.6 million people, including more than 1.2 million recovered, and 257 thousand died. In Russia, according to data from the Ministry of health, the coronavirus has infected 165 929 people, 1537 of them died.