Vladimir Zilinskaite: Pavlo Gonchar / Keystone Press Agency / Globallookpress.com
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said about the desire to become infected with coronavirus and to isolate themselves in order to convince citizens of the danger of infection. On Tuesday, June 9, according to “24 channel”.
“I wanted myself to go through this stage. To make it easier for people,” explained Zelensky in an interview with “Ukrainian truth”.
According to him, he offered to colleagues: “come on, I get sick, immediately isolate me on Bank. And live it right.” Then people would understand that the coronavirus — “it’s scary”, but “this is not plague,” they considered the Ukrainian leader. “To avoid depression. In the beginning there was a very scary time when people believed that we are all going to die,” — said Zelensky.
However, refused the offer, deciding that it was “overkill”. Zelensky added that the family never forgave him this step. “I would say that I’m crazy. And, in principle, would be right,” he concluded.
According to the latest data, Ukraine had contracted the coronavirus more than 27 thousand people, nearly 800 of them died, more than 12 thousand recovered.
Video, photo All from Russia.