COVID-19: Russia PM undergoing medical supervision, works remotely

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, who was recently diagnosed with COVID-19, feels good and continues to work remotely under medical supervision, his spokesman said Sunday.

Mikhail Mishustin and Vladimir Putin

“Mikhail Vladimirovich remains under the supervision of doctors. He continues treatment and feels normal. He is working with documents and in active contact with his colleagues by telephone,” Boris Belyakov said.

On Thursday, Mishustin, 54, said that he had tested positive for the virus and would be treated at a medical care facility.

Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov has been appointed as Mishutin’s temporary replacement.