On Tuesday, Chief doctor of Kommunarka hospital Denis Protsenko revealed via his Facebook page that he has been tested positive for coronavirus.
The , 44, who is the head of Konnunarka infectious disease hospital, was visited by Putin last week, and the pair were pictured too close and even shook hands twice without protective gear.
The major scare over President Vladimir Putin’s health after he meet with Russia’s top Coronavirus doctor who was diagnosed with COVID-19, just one week after meeting and shaking hands with the Russian leader.
A meeting was reportedly held in Protsenko’s office with other top officials including Russian deputy premier Tatiana Golikova, 54, who is in charge of Russia’s coronavirus policy in attendance
The Russian government has been forced to reassure citizens today by saying that President Putin was regularly tested for coronavirus and ‘everything is okay’.