President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said on July 28 that asymptomatic ill COVID-19. It is reported BelTA.
When visiting the military unit 3214 of the internal troops of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Minsk, he apologized for his voice, and then said that on July 27, the doctors concluded that he had coronavirus disease. According to the President, he is “on his feet managed to move the coronavirus”.
Lukashenka claims that 97% have “this disease” with no symptoms and he was able to “get into this cohort, in the Golden Fund of Belarus”.
19 July the Belarusian opposition public reported that Lukashenko had a hypertensive crisis, which was cancelled some of his appointments. Press Secretary of the President has denied the rumors.
During last week, the head of state held a number of working visits to the regions.
Known skepticism of Lukashenka to the threat of the spread of coronavirus. He was against the introduction of quarantine, said that work in the field, a dry sauna and vodka treat from COVID-19.
Belarus did not close the borders, stop the operation of businesses, shops, educational institutions. Also, there was no ban on mass gatherings, despite the fact that the experts of the world health organization has called for the introduction of restrictive measures.
On 2 July, Lukashenka said that Belarus “has won” the coronavirus.
9 August in the Belarusian presidential elections, Lukashenka is running for a sixth term.