Among the builders of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (Belarusian NPP) an outbreak of infection with a coronavirus, was reported may 26 in the video the CEO of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev.
The Belarusian nuclear power plant – Belarus ‘ first nuclear power station being built in Ostrovets district of the Grodno region. Russian state Corporation “Rosatom” – the designer and General contractor of the project.
“On the Belarusian area (this project, we have a special priority), there have been about 100 incidents, with nearly 100 positive tests. It is not only our employees, but also representatives of the Belarusian customer,” – said Likhachev.
The energy Ministry of Belarus informedthat among the infected at the facility – 18 workers of the state enterprise “Belarusian NPP”.
“Employees with a confirmed diagnosis [coronavirus infection] COVID-19 are under the control of the health services by place of residence, the disease is asymptomatic, in the form of light. In isolation there are 81 people as first degree connections”, – told the Agency.
Work on the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant held in the normal mode, the Ministry said.
The head of Astravets district Igor Saladin said TUT.BYthat “the situation is stable, there is no state of emergency”.
In Belarus as of may 26, coronavirus was confirmed in 38 059 persons, 208 of them died, the publication reported Onliner , citing data from the Ministry of health.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 5.5 million, more than 2.25 million recovered, and 346,8 thousand died.