HEAT OF THE MOMENT INTERNATIONAL NEWS SOCIETY GIST TRENDING DOCTOR WHO SHOOK HANDS WITH PUTIN TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS By Admin Posted on April 1, 2020 26 second read 0 0 263 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin A picture taken on March 24, 2020 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shaking hands with the head of Moscow's new hospital treating coronavirus (COVID-19) patients Denis Protsenko during his visit to Kommunarka hospital in Moscow. - The head of Moscow's main coronavirus hospital who met with President Vladimir Putin a week ago has tested positive to the COVID-19, he said on March 31, as the Kremlin announced the Russian leader's health was fine. Denis Protsenko met with the Russian leader who inspected the Kommunarka hospital while wearing a bright yellow hazmat suit. But the 67-year-old Putin was also seen talking to Protsenko without any protective gear. (Photo by Alexey DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / AFP) Denis Protsenko, the head doctor at the infectious diseases hospital treating Moscow’s coronavirus patients, has tested positive with the virus, the state-run Rossia 24 television station reported. He was photographed shaking hands with President Vladimir Putin six days ago.