Mishustin: active measures helped to limit the spread of coronavirus in Russia

Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin headed Coordination Council of the government for combating the spread of novel coronavirus infection on the territory of our country. Vice predsedatelja Council became the first Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova and Dmitry Chernyshenko.

the Resolution posted on the government website on Monday. The Council will deal with the problems associated with the spread COVID-19, and proposals for the fight against the disease.

Mishustin expressed confidence that the responsible attitude of Russians to the health and government action will allow us to stabilize the situation with coronavirus.

“We will continue to do everything to protect our country from this new threat and to act proactively”, — he stressed.

In the near future the system will be running permanent online alert citizens, including through social networks. Also will operate a single hotline. “We will place the most relevant information by country, for each region the number of cases, those who recovered,” — said the Prime Minister.

To support the economy and citizens in the fight against the coronavirus, the government will allocate 300 billion rubles. The head of the Cabinet urged state corporations to join the fight against the virus. In addition, Mishustin said that the decision to close the border with Belarus.