18 September 2021,   11:15
About 40 employees of Russian MFA contracted coronavirus, 1 died

About 40 employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia have contracted coronavirus.

They Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov talked about this issue in the interview to Russia Today.

According to the Head of the Russian MFA, the employees of the Central Office of the Ministry, as well as the employees of the Territorial Units Department fell ill. One of them, a 62-year-old man, died from the virus.

Totally 641 156 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Russia. The infection killed 9 166 people.