Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the task of protecting citizens from coronavirus infection have been fulfilled. In an interview for the film “Russia. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1” the head of state noted that the number of infected COVID-19 Russia ranks third in the world, and the number of deaths has one of the lowest in the world. Putin expressed condolences to all who lost loved ones due to the coronavirus, and stressed that, in General, failed to perform the task of protecting citizens from this infection.
Earlier it was reported that in days in Russia revealed 7 728 new cases of coronavirus in 84 regions of the country. Fully recovered even 5 119 people have died and 109. The number recovered after infection with coronavirus for the Russians in a week for the first time exceeded the number of new cases: from 15 to 21 June, the staff reported 55 716 661 59 of infected and recovered.