Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev has tested positive for COVID-19.
Trutnev’s trip to the Far East as part of the visit of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been postponed so far, Xinhua news agency.
“Before the trip, Yury Trutnev was tested for coronavirus. He showed a positive result,” he said.
Russia registered 5,102 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 902,701, the country’s COVID-19 response centre.
The death toll stood at 15,231.