Some 5 journalists have died from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Russia, said Vladimir Solovyov, chairman of the Russian Journalists’s Union, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
He said 200 journalists have been infected with COVID-19.
“The figures have been disclosed some time ago. It was stated that about 60 journalists lost their lives from coronavirus infection worldwide. Some 5 journalists lost their lives from this disease in Russia. Besides, about 200 our journalists have been infected with this virus”, V. Solovyov noted.