Co-owner of Russia's oil company Lukoil Leonid Fedun, 64, was hospitalized with the coronavirus, football club Spartak, which Fedun also owns, said on the official website.

"Leonid Arnoldovich Fedun, chairman of the board of directors of football club Spartak-Moscow, was diagnosed with the coronavirus infection. He is being treated at hospital. The club wishes Leonid Arnoldovich well," the Prime news agency cited the statement as saying.

Currently, he is under medical supervision in one of the medical institutions. His condition is not specified in the message.

PHOTO: Leonid Fedun Lukoil magnate - close people and business partners wish him well and quick recovery

As the new coronavirus that has killed more than 265,000 people worldwide continues to spread, Russia has stepped up its measures to slow the pandemic's spread within its borders.

There have been 177,160 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia so far and 1,625 deaths.