The Kremlin has denied appeared in media information that the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin after treatment for coronavirus infection may not return to his seat.
On the evening of 30 April, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in the comments of the “RIA Novosti” has called such rumors “nonsense”.
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. According to media reports, the policy has a high temperature. Press Secretary mishustina Boris Belyakov told RBCthat the Prime Minister will be treated in the clinic.
All members of the government, which recently came in contact with him will be isolated and will undergo additional testing. Belyakov said that the last few weeks the Prime Minister face-to-face contacts were the most restricted meetings and meetings held in video conferencing or phone calls.
After the information about the disease mishustina “Medusa” with reference to sources wrote that he probably will not return to the position of head of government and will be transferred to another job. One of the sources is associated including with the current situation in the country. “Him as a former tax collector as a man who knows how and where are financial flows, appointed under quite another to control the expenditure of funds for projects, then the money was. Now the circumstances are completely different, the economy because of the pandemic arose, it should be run. Mishustin is not about that”, – quoted the edition your source.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. 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 exceeded 3.2 million people, including more than 1 million recovered, and 233 thousand died.
In Russia, according to data of the Ministry of health on may 1, the coronavirus has infected 114 431, 1169 of them died.