President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has announced that he would be working remotely after shaking hands with a doctor who has tested positive for coronavirus.
President Putin shook hands with the doctor at a meeting in Kommunarka hospital in Moscow on March 24 who then tested positive afterwards.
The press secretary to Putin, Dmitry Peskov, who disclosed this said that the president is regularly tested and he is fine.
“The president prefers these days to work remotely,” Peskov said.
“We are taking all precautionary measures. All of those who were with the president at Kommunarka are being tested daily for the coronavirus,”
The doctor, Denis Protsenko, who heads the country’s main coronavirus hospital earlier announced that he tested positive for the disease.
“I have tested positive, But I feel fine,” Protsenko said.
“I’ve isolated myself in my office, where everything is in place for remote work, management and telemedicine consultations,” Protsenko wrote. “I think the immunity that I’ve built up over this month is doing its work….stay tuned.”
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 12 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus disease.
NCDC made the disclosure in a tweet via its verified Twitter account.
This will total the number of confirmed cases to 151 in the country.