Putin to self-isolate due to Covid cases in inner circle

Russian President Vladimir Putin will self-isolate for a certain period of time in connection with the Covid-19 cases detected in his inner circle, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday.

“(President) Vladimir Putin said that due to identified coronavirus cases in his inner circle he should observe self-isolation for some time,” TASS News Agency quoted the statement as saying.

Due to this, Putin will attend the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) events slated to take place this week in Dushanbe via video conference, it added.