Russian PM’s corona test came back positive
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mustang has quarantined himself after testing positive for corona
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mustang quarantined himself after a Russian coroner’s test came back positive. He has briefed President Vladimir Putin on his test and will be replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Bolshevik. On the other hand, the Russian government has announced an extension of the ban on foreigners entering the country.
According to Russian media reports on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mustang has extended the ban on foreigners entering the country in the wake of the spread of the deadly corona virus. Earlier, the ban was due to expire on Friday. He said concessions would be given during the ban to those who come to Russia to repair or install imported equipment.
In Russia, meanwhile, 108 people have died from the corona virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 972. According to officials, the number of coronavirus victims in the country is 99,399. In South Africa, there has been a record increase in coronavirus cases. According to the South African Department of Health, another 354 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the past day, bringing the number of infected people to 5,350.
The deadly virus has so far killed 103 people in South Africa. South Africa is the second largest country in the African continent to be infected with the corona virus. It is believed that the Corona epidemic is currently spreading in the world and so far more than 32.72 million people have been affected by it while more than 231,000 people have died.