Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government and heads of regions to preserve the regime of self-isolation for the Russians over 65 years of age and citizens with chronic diseases. This was reported on the Kremlin website.

Until may 20, the Cabinet of Ministers and heads of Russian regions should provide the relevant report. By the same date, must be increasing in the regions of the testing volume of the population in the coronavirus.

in addition, Putin instructed weekly from 20 may to report on the situation in nursing homes and nursing homes. Also, the government and regional authorities should establish monitoring activities such stationary social service organizations.

Earlier it was reported that Putin ordered to consider the possibility of assisting regions in the support of the Russians, to increase the volume of testing population for the presence of coronavirus, and to ensure that until may 15 the payment of Federal co-pay for April doctors, infection-fighting and monitoring the situation with further payments to doctors.

may 11 Putin during his address to the citizens called the elderly Russians to remain in isolation after partial easing of restrictions.

For the past day in Russia revealed 10 598 new cases of infection with coronavirus. The total number of infected exceeded 262 thousand in 85 regions, the number recovered has increased to 58 226. For the entire period died 2418 people.