Posted 30 июля 2020,, 08:51

Published 30 июля 2020,, 08:51

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Ivan Safronov's test for COVID-19 is negative

30 июля 2020, 08:51
The COVID-19 test of the adviser to the head of Roscosmos and journalist Ivan Safronov, accused of treason, gave a negative result. He will have a second test soon.

- On the first test - negative. After plus or minus two days, they will spend the second one, if he also gives a negative result, then Ivan will be transferred to a regular cell, - Interfax quotes a member of the Public Monitoring Commission of Moscow Marina Litvinovich.

Earlier Ivan Safronov was suspected of a coronavirus infection.

“They tested him forcoronavirus. He was isolated in a pre-trial detention center and was suspected of having covid-19", - said a member of the Public Monitoring Commission Eva Merkachyova.

According to her, signs of the disease appeared over the weekend. It was assumed that Safronov could have become infected during the investigation.

Let us recall that Safronov was detained on July 7 and arrested until September 6. He is charged with the transfer of classified information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the military-industrial complex to one of the special services of the NATO countries.

Safronov's lawyers and relatives announced a fundraising campaign to support him.