NEW YORK, April 17 – RIA Novosti. Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving sentence in jail in the us city of Danbury reported that he has all the symptoms of the coronavirus, he believes that a new virus has infected the whole prison, told RIA Novosti lawyer Russians Alexey Tarasov.
“he says he has all the symptoms of coronavirus. He is believed to have infected the whole prison,” – said Tarasov.
According to him, the Russian is at present in a common cell. “She periodically took in the isolation of those prisoners who is absolutely infirm,” said the lawyer, adding that only in this room there are about 100 people.
“Konstantin says that everything is infected,” – said Tarasov.
He also pointed out that, according to Yaroshenko, he was given only one mask, and he expects that will give another.
Earlier it was reported that Yaroshenko had a dry cough and a slight fever. According to official information, in prison you have 15 people confirmed coronavirus, keeping them separate. Yaroshenko’s lawyer earlier told RIA Novosti that the defense filed a petition for his release due to the threat of coronavirus. In the prison administration did not specify how long it will be considered. In late March, the wife of the pilot Victoria said that her husband was diagnosed with acute respiratory infections.
“This request is still under consideration”, – said Tarasov.
Yaroshenko was convicted in the United States in 2011 to 20 years in prison on charges in the preparation of the conspiracy to commit delivery of large quantities of drugs into U.S. territory.
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