As the new coronavirus that has killed more than 13,000 people continues to spread around the world, Russia has stepped up its measures to tackle the pandemic and prevent its spread within the country.
There have been 367 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia so far and one death.
Below are the latest updates on Russia’s response to the coronavirus:
— Russia confirmed 61 new cases of coronavirus, bringing its official count to 367.
— The Russian military will start sending medical help to Italy from Sunday in order to help it battle the new coronavirus after receiving an order from President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.