The acting head of Dagestan tested positive for covid

The acting head of Dagestan tested positive for covid

25 November 2020, 10:40Society
Acting head of Dagestan Sergey Melikov contracted a new coronavirus infection. This became clear after passing another test for COVID-19.

This was reported by Interfax, referring to the head of the press service of the administration of the head and government of the region, Nizami Hajibalaev.

He pointed out that Melikov was on self-isolation and followed the recommendations of the doctors.

"He feels good. The head of the republic plans to work remotely, meetings with his participation will be held online", - said the head of the press service.

Let us recall that a rather difficult situation with the coronavirus is developing in Dagestan. Recently, it recorded the second death rate from covid in the country - 4.89%.

On the eve of Sergey Malikov sent the Government of the Republic to resign. The officials remained in their positions until the appointment of new ministers. On October 5, 2020, President Putin prematurely dismissed the head of the region, Vladimir Vasiliyev, who submitted an application for resignation of his own free will.

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