Coronavirus | Russian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Mikhail Mishustin will continue to take part in drafting policies to shore up the Russian economy


Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus and has told President Vladimir Putin he will self-isolate.

First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov will temporarily perform Mr. Mishustin’s duties, but the prime minister said on Thursday that he would stay in touch on key issues.