Deputy General Director of “Aeroflot” passed test positive for coronavirus infection COVID-19. As reported TASS, said the General Director of “Aeroflot” Vitaly Saveliev.

He did not name his Deputy, who was identified coronavirus infection, but said that currently he is at home.

Savelyev also said that the discovery COVID-19 his Deputy was the reason that the management of the company was divided into two teams — those who work in the main office on Arbat street in Moscow, and those who work in the office complex “melkisarovo” near the airport Sheremetyevo.

According to General Director of “Aeroflot”, all 17 employees of the airline had contracted coronavirus infection, seven of them have recovered, and one died.

In December, as reported by “Rambler” in China, the outbreak started in the incidence of infection COVID-19, which causes the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In March, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak a pandemic. According to recent reports, globally the number of cases exceeded three million people.