The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has been protected against the coronavirus by a particular disinfection tunnel that anybody visiting his residence exterior Moscow should go by, in response to state tv.
The particular tunnel, manufactured by a Russian firm primarily based within the city of Penza, has been put in at his official Novo-Ogaryovo residence exterior Moscow the place he receives guests, RIA information company reported on Tuesday.
Demonstration footage of the tunnel, revealed by RIA, confirmed masked individuals passing by it being sprayed with disinfectant from the ceiling and from the aspect.
The Russian information company described the disinfectant as a superb cloud of liquid that lined individuals’s garments and any uncovered higher physique flesh.
Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s spokesman, mentioned in April that anybody assembly Putin in particular person was examined for the virus. A month later, Peskov mentioned he had himself been contaminated.
Russia has recorded over 500,000 infections, the third highest number of cases in the world after Brazil and the US, one thing it attributes to a big testing programme.
Russia has registered more than 7,000 deaths so far – fewer than quite a few different nations. Critics are doubtful concerning the accuracy of its mortality figures.
— to www.theguardian.com