As Minister of construction and housing Vladimir Yakushev admitted may 1 with coronavirus, is normal, he is in touch with colleagues. About this report “Izvestia” with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

the Ministry of construction said that the leadership of the Department is regularly tested for coronavirus and the disease initially revealed that the Deputy Minister Dmitry Volkov.

“the Minister CT scan showed disease only today, before signs of the disease was not” – are reported words of the spokesman, which said that since the end of March 80% of staff members working remotely, in isolation.

Vladimir Yakushev on Friday announced that he has decided on admission and will be treated under the supervision of doctors in a Moscow hospital.

acting head of Department appointed Nikita Stasyshyn.

Yakushev was appointed Minister of construction and housing in may 2018. In this position, he was replaced by Mikhail, who headed the Agency since its inception in 2013.

Vladimir Yakushev became the second after Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina a member of the Cabinet, with the identified COVID-19. As reported, after confirmation of the diagnosis by the head of the government had gone to the isolation. His duties shall be temporarily performed by the first Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov.

on may 1, in Russia revealed 114 431 cases of infection with coronavirus.