Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected against the novel coronavirus by a particular disinfection tunnel that anybody visiting his residence outdoors Moscow should move by way of, the state-controlled RIA information company reported on Tuesday.
The particular tunnel, manufactured by a Russian firm based mostly within the city of Penza, has been put in at his official Novo-Ogaryovo residence outdoors Moscow the place he receives guests, it stated.
Demonstration footage of the tunnel, revealed by RIA, confirmed masked individuals passing by way of it being sprayed with disinfectant from the ceiling and from the aspect.
The Russian information company described the disinfectant as a tremendous cloud of liquid that lined individuals’s garments and any uncovered higher physique flesh.
Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s spokesman, stated in April that anybody assembly Putin in individual was examined for the novel virus. A month later, Peskov stated he had himself been contaminated.
Russia has recorded over 500,000 infections, the third-highest variety of instances on the earth after Brazil and the USA, one thing it attributes to an enormous testing programme.
Russia has registered 7,284 deaths to this point – fewer than quite a few different nations. Critics are doubtful in regards to the accuracy of its mortality figures.
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