The Kremlin confirmed that President Vladimir Putin, today, Thursday, will hold a series of contacts with leaders of other countries, and will send a new televised message to the Russian people, against the backdrop of the continuing outbreak of the new Corona virus.
The Russian presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, announced that Putin's agenda today includes several phone calls with "international partners", pledging to issue an official statement on this matter later.
Peskov pointed out that Putin is currently working on the text of his new message to the Russian people, which is expected to be broadcast after 16:00 Moscow time (13:00 GMT).
In his first message to Putin on April 25, the President announced a series of measures aimed at deterring the spread of the Corona virus in the country, notably the announcement this week of a paid holiday aimed at reducing citizens ’movements.
So far, there were 3,548 confirmed injuries and 30 deaths due to SK.