Vladimir Putin announces that “dozens of people” in his entourage have the Covid

the essential Vladimir Poutin revealed on Tuesday that he had to go into isolation and cancel his participation in several summits after having been in contact with a collaborator sick of Covid – 19

The Russian president revealed on Tuesday that he had to go into solitary confinement and cancel his participation in several summits after being in contact with a collaborator sick of Covid – 19, saying he was counting on the Sputnik V vaccine to escape the disease ..

He received Bashar al-Assad

This announcement comes as the master of the Kremlin only recently resumed events in public. Until a few weeks ago, the overwhelming majority of his engagements were made by video and the few people who could meet him had to undergo a period of isolation. He received Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Moscow on Monday.

Appearing on television for a videoconference meeting with the leaders of the ruling United Russia party in the run-up to the legislative elections scheduled for this week, Vladimir Putin confirmed that one of his collaborators, although vaccinated, had fallen ill with the Covid .

“He had been revaccinated, but obviously too late. Three days after the vaccination, he fell ill. The day before, I had communicated with him all day very closely, “Putin continued.

Russian President Vladimir Putin indicated on Thursday 16 September that dozens of people around him had contracted the Covid – 19, forcing him to isolate himself since the beginning of the week.

“In my entourage (…) it is not one, neither two, but several dozen people who fell ill with the coronavirus, ”he said, during a videoconference meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.

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