Russian President Vladimir Putin visited on Tuesday patients receiving treatment for coronavirus in a hospital in Moscow.
He toured the facility, including the wards, wearing a special protective suit.
Putin thanked the hospital’s head physician, Denis Protsenko, on how things were progressing, saying it operated “like clockwork, a well-oiled machine.”
“I could see how seriously ill patients are being cared for, with three specialists working on one patient at once,” he said.
“It is wonderful to see patients who are getting better and returning to normal life. They owe it largely to you. Sometimes, I know this for