Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Thursday, April 30, 2020 said he tested positive for coronavirus and will self-isolate to protect other cabinet members.
He revealed this while on a video meeting with the President, Vladimir Putin.
Mishustin added that he has to self isolate himself and as well follow doctors orders in order to protect his colleagues.
The Prime Minister suggested that the First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov takes his place as an acting prime minister.
Putin wished the Prime Minister a quick recovery as he hope Mishustin will be able to work and actively participate in government making decision.