Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said about the test for the coronavirus COVID-19 Vladimir Putin, the closure of Moscow in quarantine, the deficit masks the petition and public figures.
According to the representative of the President, the Russian leader has no need to be tested for the virus, because he “feels fine and continues to work on schedule.”
with regard to the closure of the capital under quarantine, such a possibility is currently not considered.
Dmitry Peskov said that currently in Russia there is really a shortage of medical masks and other protection from the spread of COVID-19. But this problem needs to be solved — the production is increased.
Press Secretary of the President emphasized that personal protection equipment, primarily provided by those who work with patients, serves the population takes the tests. They include customs officers, border guards, met the passengers of the aircraft and other vehicles, reports TASS.
Peskov said that not only Russia faces the deficit of sanitizers and masks. Currently, this situation has been recorded in all countries of the world. According to the press Secretary of the head of state, currently, Russian enterprises producing antiseptics and masks, are working around the clock.
Earlier it became known that public figures have created a petition asking President Vladimir Putin and the government to take emergency measures to prevent the epidemic of the coronavirus. Dmitry Peskov said that the proposals of the open letter will be taken into account, but final decisions will remain the operational headquarters for the fight against COVID-19.
Press Secretary of the President emphasized that it is not necessary to conduct comparative Parallels between the countries, which recorded the coronavirus. According to Dmitry Peskova, “we are all in the same boat”. Presently an important consolidated effort both domestic and internationals doctors as soon as possible to find a method of effective treatment of the disease and develop a vaccine.
Dmitry Peskov said that Russian doctors are already very good achievements. Doctors take international cooperation, especially with Chinese colleagues about yesterday, 19 March, Vladimir Putin said during a telephone conversation with President of China XI Jinping.
Press Secretary of the head of state emphasized that currently none of the countries of the world failed to stop the penetration of the coronavirus, but every effort is made to minimize the risk.
currently around the world, recorded over 248 thousand infected with a coronavirus. The number of deaths from the disease — more than ten thousand people.
In Russia there is no cure for coronavirus managed nine people.