The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been tested for coronavirus and does not need to be because he is healthy and has no symptoms.
So far, Russia has reported 253 total cases and one death related to coronavirus – these figures are significantly lower than other European countries.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in a conference call that people who are are involved in events with Putin, 67, are screened for the virus beforehand.
"We think these are justified measures so the president can confidently continue working," he said.
"Thank God, he always feels brilliant," Peskov said when asked if Putin had undergone a test.
All high-ranking Kremlin officials as well as Peskov have been tested for coronavirus.
In hopes calming down the panic, Moscow-based Razvedka Bar began selling its "coronavirus" cocktail on Wednesday.
Other European countries such as Italy have seen a very high number of cases and deaths.
Italy overtook China this week after 3,405 deaths were reported.
In China the death toll is 3,248.
In Italy, dozens of military vehicles have been pictured carrying coronavirus victims across Italy – with morgues too full to hold corpses.
Well-known celebrities have also taken to social media to encourage others to socially distance, the first royal in the world tested positive for COVID-19.
The Archduke of Austria has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in quarantine – making him the first royal in the world to catch the potentially life-threatening virus.
In the UK, there have been 3,269 cases so far, with 183 deaths.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the closure of schools and has encouraged citizens to stay indoors, avoiding pubs, clubs and theatres.
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