Russian Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities Vladimir Yakushev and his deputy Dmitry Volkov have tested positive for COVID-19, the TASS news agency reported on Friday, citing the ministry.
"I will undergo treatment under the supervision of doctors in one of the city hospitals. I will stay in touch," Yakushev said, Xinhua reported.
On Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Russia has registered 114,431 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, up by a new daily record of 7,933.