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Coronavirus situation in Russia remains complicated, Putin says

The head of state has assured that this issue is always closely monitored by the authorities

NOVO-OGARYOVO, November 18. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin notes the complicated situation in the country due to the spread of the coronavirus. The head of state has assured that this issue is always closely monitored by the authorities.

"Unfortunately, our situation is not a simple one," Putin said at the beginning of his video conference with cabinet members on Wednesday. He proposed to discuss the issues of fighting the coronavirus infection. "By all means, lately this always remains in our field of attention, in our field of vision," the head of state emphasized.

"As we agreed earlier, today we will pay particular attention to it," he announced. The Russian leader assigned Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova to present a report, to "evaluate the current situation.".