Russian Direct Investment Fund exports 10 mln coronavirus tests

Interfax, 05.06.2020

MOSCOW. June 5 (Interfax) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has exported over 10 million tests for coronavirus, RDIF head Kirill Dmitriev said.

"After we satisfied Russia's demands, we have sold over 10 million tests to other countries. And these countries are buying these tests because they know that these tests are among the best ones," Dmitriev said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday.

He did not specify what countries bought the tests.

Dmitriev said also that the first drug for coronavirus registered in Russia, Avifavir, will be delivered to clinics, including some private ones, to treat patients for free under their mandatory health coverage.