Vladimir Putin set to self-isolate after member of entourage tests positive for Covid

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin is set to self-isolate after a member of his entourage examined positive for coronavirus, the Kremlin has launched.

Yesterday, the Kremlin chief met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and likewise attended navy drills collectively collectively together with his defence minister and a major.

The Russian President is to self-isolateCredit: AP
Putin shook hands during a meeting with Syria's Bashar al-Assad yesterday
Putin shook palms all by means of a gathering with Syria’s Bashar al-Assad yesterdayCredit: Reuters

The 68-year-old was to journey to Tajikistan this week for safety conferences relating to neighbouring Afghanistan.

An announcement from the Kremlin talked about for the time being that Putin had usually known as Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rakhmon to clarify why he couldn’t journey and would take the assembly by means of video as a substitute.

“I had to postpone my go to to Tajikistan in consequence of a amount of individuals in my shut entourage fell unwell,” the Russian President talked about. 

Speaking after the Kremlin’s announcement, Putin talked about that his aide who had contracted the virus appeared to have gotten his booster barely too late.

“His antibody count decreased and he got re-vaccinated, but it appears it was a little late,” he talked about.

“He fell ill three days after the re-vaccination. I had communicated with him all day long.”

Putin talked about he would now flip proper right into a guinea pig for the Sputnik V vaccine after his aide fell unwell.

“This is now a pure experiment,” he said. “Let’s see how Sputnik V actually works in practice. 

“My antibodies are excessive sufficient, let’s research one of the best ways it will look in exact life.

“I hope that everything will be as it should be, and Sputnik V will really show its high parameters for protection against covid in real life.”

Putin’s spokesman talked concerning the president is at present  “absolutely healthy”.

Putin reportedly acquired his vaccine in March of this yr nevertheless, it was carried out behind closed doorways.

Despite the jab delay, Putin has been out and about assembly individuals unmasked.


Last April, conspiracy theorists claimed that Putin contracted Covid after he met with a extreme physician who later examined positive for the virus.

The two have been pictured shaking palms before touring the hospital whereas not sporting any defending gear.

Over the sooner quantity of months, rumours have swirled over Putin’s reported failing correctly being.

In November a present claimed that the Russian chief had most cancers in addition to to indicators of Parkinson’s Disease.

Political analyst Valery Solovei talked about of his correctly being traumas: “One is of psycho-neurological nature, the choice is a most cancers draw again.

“If anybody is all through the exact analysis, I’m not a effectively being care provider, and I’ve no moral right to reveal these factors.

”The second analysis is lots, lot extra harmful than the first-named analysis as Parkinson’s doesn’t threaten bodily state, nonetheless merely limits public appearances.

“But there’s a deadly analysis.

“Based on this information people will be able to make a conclusion about his life horizon, which wouldn’t even require specialist medical education.”

Solovei claims Putin underwent surgical course of remaining February and one totally different Russian present went on to declare it was an stomach most cancers operation.

Few gaps all through the president’s schedule are obvious on the time nonetheless it’s claimed his first look after the surgical course of was to lay flowers in St Petersburg memorial internet web page on February 19.

Solovei is a political scientist and historian and the sooner head of the Public Relations Department Moscow State Institute of International Relations, one of primarily in all probability essentially the most prestigious universities in Russia.

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