Four staff of Russia’s space corporation diagnosed with coronavirus

Four staff of Russia’s space corporation diagnosed with coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 01 April 2020

Four personnel of Roscosmos enterprises have contracted the coronavirus, the Russian state corporation said in a statement on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"At the moment, four people at the enterprises across Russia have a confirmed COVID-19 infection," Roscosmos said.

According to the state corporation, three more personnel tested negative for the coronavirus. A total of 200,000 staff are currently working at Roscosmos enterprises.

In order to prevent the coronavirus spread, all personnel, except for those working at the enterprises of Russia’s rocket and space sector with continuous production cycle, are staying at home now, the state corporation informed.

 
 

Besides, coronavirus preventive measures are underway in the Star City outside Moscow, the spaceports of Vostochny in Russia's Far East and Baikonur in Kazakhstan. The works have been carried out there to disinfect roads in the neighborhoods, parks, markets, squares, kindergartens, schools and hospitals.

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