Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug) Dmitry Artyukhov said that he had contracted the coronavirus. He wrote about this on the VKontakte social network.
“My test yesterday came back positive. In general, the state is normal, I am on isolation at home, - says the post of the head of the region. - Unfortunately, we had to cancel the trips planned for the next week to distant municipalities. As soon as I get negative tests, I will immediately return to active work. "
Artyukhov added that the number of cases of coronavirus infection, which are recorded daily, has halved in the region. The indicator decreased from 200 to 100, while the number of people who recovered increased significantly.
According to TASS, referring to the press service of the regional government, the governor is tested at least once a week, and the last test was positive. It is also clarified that the head of the region feels good and tolerates the disease in a mild form.
All employees of the regional government who contacted Artyukhov were isolated for 14 days. They were examined, tests showed negative results, but the two-week isolation continues.
According to the regional operational headquarters, as of July 31, 11,016 cases of coronavirus were recorded in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, 8023 people recovered.