Deputies of the State Duma to retake tests for coronavirus, as this week will attend the plenary meeting. This was reported by Advisor to the Chairman of the lower house of Parliament Anastasiya Kashevarova, RIA “Novosti”.
Prior to this, deputies checked on COVID-19 at the end of March. In early April, Kashevarov has informed that the Duma was not a single confirmed case of infection with the new virus.
“the state Duma before the plenary meeting pass the tests for the coronavirus. It is not only control over their own health, but also the responsibility to colleagues and others. Deputies continue their work, go to the constituencies, so that this measure is necessary,” she said.
According to Kashevarova, the procedure of passing the test is organized so to avoid the crowds, and that prior to the plenary session all were able to be tested and get his results.
It is reported that some parliamentarians took the test on Sunday, part — Monday.
Earlier, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has informed that the plenary session of the chamber will be held on 14 and 17 April, they will be considered by initiatives to support businesses and citizens in a pandemic.