The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the upcoming meeting will consider the question of a possible extension of the “coronavirus holidays”, reports RIA Novosti.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov announced the holding of a head of state meeting on the spread of coronavirus infection in the country. Discussion of current topics scheduled on Monday 11 may.


Assistant national leader later explained that the meeting will be raised about a possible extension non-working days.

Announced new meeting Putin on coronavirus

On April 28, as reported by the “Rambler”, Vladimir Putin extended period of days off until may 11. The national leader explained that “ordinarily” the Russians would have taken on 6,7 and 8 may compensatory time off or leave, so they took a long vacation. Against the background of a pandemic, the President said, “to risk it”, so these days were declared holidays with pay. It is noteworthy that in Moscow and Moscow region, the restrictive measures were extended until may 31.

At the time of may 10, in Russia there are more than 209 thousand infected with coronavirus. From disease COVID-19 and due to infection complications died almost 2 thousand people. More than 34 thousand was able to recover.