Russia President, Vladimir Putin has revealed he would work remotely after shaking hands with a doctor who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The head of the country’s main coronavirus hospital, Denis Protsenko had said he tested positive for the disease, but that he feels well.
“I have tested positive, But I feel fine,” Protsenko said.
Following this, Putin press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, disclosed that the president, after shaking hands with the doctor who got infected in Kommunarka Hospital in Moscow on March 2, would work remotely to prevent the spread of the infection.
Peskov said: “The president prefers these days to work remotely.
“We are taking all precautionary measures. All of those who were with the president at Kommunarka are being tested daily for the coronavirus.”
He said the president was regularly being tested and he is fine and he is at the presidential residence in Novo-Ogaryovo outside Moscow.
Russia has so far recorded a total of 2,777 cases of COVID-19, with over 20 fatalities.
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