Putin thought about bringing the armed forces to combat coronavirus

Russian President Vladimir Putin thought about the possibility of the involvement of special forces and means of the Armed forces of the country to combat the spread of coronavirus. The text of the document was posted on Saturday, April 18, on the website of the Kremlin.

The corresponding order in the period until April 22, he gave the Ministry of defence.

In addition, the President instructed the government to form a short-term forecast for the number of people that can get an infection and to take measures to creation of the Federal reserve, including personal protective equipment for physicians, medical equipment, medicines and other means necessary for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Earlier it became known that in the last 24 hours in Russia recorded 4785 new cases of infection with coronavirus in 79 regions.

Across the country, according to the morning of April 18, 4785 identified new cases of coronavirus infection in 79 regions. Just a new virus in the country has infected 36 793 cases in 85 regions, recovered 3057 people.