MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Saturday that the experience of foreign countries in the fight against coronavirus was invaluable to Russia.
According to the mayor, Moscow was able to take adequate COVID-19 measures thanks to learning from the experience of foreign countries.
Sobyanin added that temporary hospitals were being built in Moscow to prepare the city for the COVID-19 infection peak.
In the meantime, the mayor believes that the Moscow Institute would develop a vaccine against coronavirus.
He added that the question of the time frame was rather a matter of science.
The mayor went on to say that a thousand medical workers in Moscow have already recovered from COVID-19, while another thousand are currently undergoing treatment.
Russia has registered 124,054 coronavirus cases and 1,222 deaths as of Saturday, according to the official operational data.