Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov told that he got COVID-19.
A Kremlin spokesman said he was in the hospital.
Peskov is not the first representative of the authorities to become infected with the coronavirus. So, on April 30, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin reported to the president that he had passed a positive test for the disease. And about. Andrey Belousov became the head of the Cabinet.
On May 1, it became known that the head of the Ministry of Construction, Vladimir Yakushev, was hospitalized, and on May 6, the virus was detected by the Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova.
According to the latest data from the World Health Organization, more than four million people worldwide were affected by a coronavirus, at least 278 thousand of them died.
In Russia, 232 243 patients with COVID-19 were registered, of which more than 43 thousand recovered, 2116 patients died.