Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Vladimir Putin in self-isolation due to coronavirus cases in inner circle

  • The Russian president had been in close contact with a staff member who contracted the virus, but has himself tested negative for Covid-19
  • The country’s death toll is currently running at its highest level of the pandemic, with just under 800 fatalities a day.

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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