Being a nation that shares a border with China, the epicentre of the Coronavirus, Russia seems to maintain it calm despite the raising alarm. However, with the number of positive cases reaching to 1,300, the supreme nation announced “non-working week” will run March 28 through April 5. Followed by which the government was seen imposing strict rules in all the main cities including the capital Moscow. The government has set up a number of dedicated hospitals for treating Coronavirus patients across the country.
Meanwhile, the Russian media on Saturday went rife with pictures of a man all suited up in yellow hazmat suit and a respirator. In no time, the government officials confirmed it to be President Vladimir Putin who visited one of the hospitals treating coronavirus patients in Moscow alongside the Mayor.
Reportedly, the President paid a visit to Kommunarka Infectious Diseases Hospital to asses the conditions and coronavirus patients’ treatment. However, netizens reacted to it and created funny memes and captions out of it. On the other hand, many showered appreciations on Putin in the wake of many politicians and world leaders at high risk, and so many already tested positive for coronavirus. It is known news that Russia has announced that the people who flout mandatory quarantine could be jailed for up to seven years if their actions led to the death of two or more people.