“Me on the fork lift”. Lukashenko explained why not introduces quarantine in Belarus

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko believes that the country is not necessary to quarantine because of the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19. He stated this during his visit to Gomel, the broadcast led the TV channel ONT on the Youtube channel.

“We need to isolate will isolate. You can enter the quarantine will be quarantined. It is necessary – introduce a curfew. What’s the problem? But we do not need it. We someone pushing: let’s quarantine. So me people on the fork lift. There is no such need”, – said Lukashenko.

He said that deliberately did not stop the economy and “companies need to work”.

“We have to think about what will happen with the economy and people of the country – after the end of the pandemic,” he added.

In Belarus COVID-19 ill 11 289 people, 75 patients died, 1740 recovered.

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 the world is sick of over 2.99 million people, more than 207 thousand of them died, 881 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.

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