One of the authors of the law on Telegram contracted the coronavirus

Deputy of the state Duma Dmitry Ionin (“Fair Russia”) has contracted the coronavirus. This he told to “Interfax”.

Jonas said that he is now in 24 city hospital of Ekaterinburg. Doctors decide the question of his hospitalization. Ionin said that on June 4 I went to the doctor because of severe coughing. He previously was diagnosed with pneumonia and prescribed tests, and a test for coronavirus was positive.

Jonas became the eighth state Duma Deputy, who picked up COVID-19.

Recall, the Jonas together with his colleague from the faction “Fair Russia” Fedot Tumusov is the author of the resonant draft law on Telegram messenger. They proposed to amend article 15.4 of the law “On information, information technologies and protection of information”, adding the clause stating that operators should not restrict access to the Internet services through which government agencies disseminate official information during the period of alert or emergency. The Ministry of communications did not support the bill, citing vague wording and possible after its adoption abuses by the messengers.

we will Remind, earlier it was reported about the seven deputies of the state Duma, diagnosed with coronavirus. Deputies Leonid Kalashnikov, Dmitry Novikov (both Communist), and also Svetlana Maksimova (United Russia) and Oksana Pushkina already discharged from the hospital. About his infection and hospitalization last week, said Deputy Mikhail Culminating.

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