Vladimir Putin’s spokesman in hos­pi­tal with coro­n­avirus

Fiji Sun - - WORLD NEWS -

Moscow: Krem­lin spokesper­son Dmitry Peskov has been hos­pi­talised af­ter con­tract­ing COVID-19, Rus­sian me­dia re­ported Tues­day.

“Yes, I got sick. I am re­ceiv­ing med­i­cal help,” Mr Peskov told the

TASS news agency when asked whether he had been in­fected with the novel coro­n­avirus dis­ease.

Rus­sian Prime Min­is­ter

Mikhail Mishus­tin, Cul­ture Min­is­ter Olga Lyu­bi­mova and Con­struc­tion Min­is­ter Vladimir Yaku­shev are also among the Rus­sian of­fi­cials in­fected with COVID-19.

Rus­sia has re­ported 232,243 con­firmed COVID-19 cases as of Tues­day.

Dmitry Peskov.

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