The number of confirmed cases in Russia exceeded 2000. A confirmed doctor once contacted Putin
According to the news of the COVID-19 epidemic prevention command headquarters in March 31st, Russia has added 500 confirmed cases, totaling 2337 people, and the number of new cases increased on a single day. The Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) and the Federal Council (upper house of parliament) passed a bill to empower the government to implement a state of emergency when necessary.
In addition, the chief physician of the Moscow Medical Center in Moscow, Russia, was diagnosed with COVID-19 infection. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the hospital and talked to the chief physician. Per Skov, the president's press secretary, said Putin was regularly tested by COVID-19 and everything was normal.