Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has the new coronavirus, according to Russian media. As Prime Minister, Mishunin was closely involved in the fight against the virus in Russia.
Mishuestin’s duties have been provisionally assumed by Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Beloesov.
Mishustin announced on Wednesday that the entry ban for foreigners had been extended.
The number of infections and deaths from the lung virus is increasing rapidly in Russia.
More than 106,000 people have tested positive, and there are 1073 deaths recorded from Covid-19.