In Belarus as of 26 April there were almost 10.5 thousand cases of coronavirus infection COVID-19. About this informed the Ministry of health of the country.
“Was 10 of 463 people who test positive for the infection that is 7.1% percent of tested. Altogether there were 147 525 tests. For the entire period of infection in the country died 72 patients with a number of chronic diseases identified coronavirus infection,” – said in the message.
Compared with data on 25 April the deceased was 12 more.
The health Ministry noted that Belarus has recovered from COVID-19 a total of 1695 patients.
March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, on April 27, COVID-19 fell ill in the world in excess of 2.96 million people, more than 205 thousand of them died, 861 thousand recovered.
During the epidemic of Belarus has not closed its borders, not to stop the operation of businesses, shops, food establishments and education. Also, there is no ban on mass gatherings, despite the fact that who experts urged the authorities to introduce restrictive measures.
On 19 April President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has declared, that considers inefficient strict quarantine measures, therefore, “Belarus has decided not to change dramatically the way of life.” 20 APR in the country resumed classes in schools. April 25, held the Republican subbotnik.
Lukashenko also called on the compatriots not to panic, time to eat, “vodka and poison the virus, but not at work”, as well as walk-in dry sauna.