Anna Popova

Rospotrebnadzor says Covid-19 situation stabilising

Moscow's mayor said the COVID-19 situation was gradually stabilising after a surge in infections blamed on the more contagious Delta variant, but the new daily case tally remained high nationwide on Thursday. The coronavirus task …

No need for lockdown in Russia due to COVID - official

There is no need to introduce a lockdown in Russia or toughen anti-COVID measures so far, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing Anna Popova said on Thursday. "There …

Putin announces 10-day non-working period in May

President Vladimir Putin on Friday backed a proposal by the head of Russia's health watchdog to introduce a 10-day non-working period next month to prevent a surge in coronavirus infections. "If you think that it's …

A year since COVID-19 emerged in Russia

It's been a year: Russian authorities confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Moscow on March 1, 2020, saying the Russian patient had returned from Italy. In January, 2020, Russia reported its first two cases …