This was announced to RIA Novosti by the deputy director of the National Medical Research Center of Phthisiopulmonology and Infectious Diseases, the chief freelance specialist in infectious diseases of the Russian Ministry of Health, Professor Vladimir Chulanov.

According to him, the working group is constantly monitoring scientific information, the results of clinical trials.

It also analyzes the recommendations of foreign countries and leading international organizations in the field of healthcare, summarizes the Russian experience.

“The work on the guidelines is going in parallel with the scientific search for a solution to the COVID-19 problem,” Chulanov said.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin called Russia's response to the spread of the coronavirus prompt and adequate to the situation. 

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, during a meeting with representatives of the State Duma factions, said that the country had experienced the most acute period of the COVID-19 pandemic.