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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is now undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at a state-owned Feofania Clinic in Kyiv where an isolated office has been set up for the head of state.

Zelensky's Office Head Andriy Yermak, who had also tested positive for the coronavirus, was admitted to the same hospital, his advisor Mykhailo Podolyak has told Ukrayinska Pravda.

The president holds his meetings via video conference, Podolyak said.

"He is in an isolated ward, and, accordingly, he has a special communication line there," specified Podolyak.

Yermak, the advisor says, has also been put in a one-bed isolated ward, while he has no special office and equipment at his disposal.

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"The only restriction is there isolation as there's no one is around. None of the assistants are allowed anywhere near the president or his head of office," Podolyak explained.

Despite the fact that Zelensky's family have already had the coronavirus before, the president is not seeing them now. With Yermak, the president speaks over the phone.

Among other employees of the President's Office who have already recovered from COVID-19 are Yermak's deputies Yulia Kovaliva and Roman Mashovets, as well as presidential advisor Serhiy Shefir.

Coronavirus in Ukraine: Latest

  • On November 9, Zelensky announced he had tested positive for coronavirus.
  • Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak also stated he was ill.
  • The day before, the Parliament Speaker Dmytro Razumkov tested positive.