President Vladimir Putin has mentioned the state of affairs with the coronavirus in Russia is “under control”.
Borders are closed, mass gatherings have been banned and growing restrictions have put in place to gradual the unfold of the virus.
So far, Russia has reported a low variety of circumstances which officers declare is the results of their swift response to the outbreak in neighbouring China.
On the outskirts of Moscow, pressing constructing works are underway to construct a short lived hospital.
The BBC’s Sarah Rainsford went to the location and spoke to building staff and other people residing shut by.