The Kremlin did not know that the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko had COVID-19. About this TASS reported the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
Lukashenko on 28 July said that moved the coronavirus on her feet and without any symptoms. However, he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 24 at the Victory Parade in Moscow and 30 June at the opening of the Rzhev memorial to Soviet soldiers.
To the question about the health of Putin, Peskov said his health is “fine”. He also added that Putin is continuing his work schedule.
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.