On October 27, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov had begun self-isolation, after he had been in contact with patients with COVID-19.
According to a report by the Russian Satellite News Agency on October 28, Lavrov has been in quarantine. He had previously been in contact with patients with coronavirus.
Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov stated that Foreign Minister Lavrov began to accept quarantine after returning from Greece.
Since returning to Russia, Lavrov has not contacted President Putin.
Currently, Lavrov’s multiple visits and talks and other diplomatic schedules have been postponed.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zakharova said on social media that day that the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will conduct regular tests and comply with relevant epidemic prevention regulations.
According to news from the Russian Epidemic Prevention Headquarters on the 27th, in the past 24 hours, there were 16,550 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Russia, a total of 1,547,774 confirmed cases, and a total of 26,589 deaths.