Five Russian MPs tested positive for coronavirus

Five Russian MPs tested positive for coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 13 May 2020

Five State Duma deputies have contracted the coronavirus infection COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, said Speaker of the lower house of parliament Vyacheslav Volodin, APA reports citing Tellereport.

"We have only five deputies today (with coronavirus. - RT ). Three were in the hospital, now one has been discharged,”he said in plenary.

According to him, currently two parliamentarians are in hospital beds, two more are being treated at home.

Earlier, a spokesman for the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that he had a coronavirus.

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