The head of the Oryol region, Andrei Klychkov, said on Instagram that he had contracted COVID-19, and his entire family has the same diagnosis.
“I got a test yesterday, and I contracted the coronavirus ... despite all the security measures that I took personally for myself,” said the head of the region.
At the end of September, the head of the Altai Territory, Viktor Tomenko, was hospitalized with bilateral pneumonia. Also, the head of Adygea reported about the infection with COVID-19. Later it became known that the coronavirus was detected in the governor of the Omsk region and the head of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug.
On October 9, it was reported that the head of the Samara region, Dmitry Azarov, fell ill with coronavirus.