Experts from the world health organization recommends Belarus to introduce restrictive measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. Such a recommendation provided the expert group, which previously visited Belarus to assess the government actions during a pandemic.
“Public health measures across the community, including physical distancing, can help prevent and slow the spread of the virus,” – said the head of the group of experts in Belarus, Dr. Patrick O’connor.
Who suggest the Belarusian authorities to suspend public gatherings, including religious, sports and cultural events, as well as a quarantine for people in contact with the sick COVID-19, as well as those who have a suspected infection.
In addition, the organization advises the country’s authorities to provide citizens with the opportunity for remote work and study, to limit the movement of people unless absolutely necessary and to stop the non-critical enterprises.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko notedthat the mission who were invited to “dispel all doubts and distrust of official information.”
“They come to us love do not cherish. It is an international organization, which is always enough policy. They walked everywhere, went to chambers, which I was not expecting. They advised us a lot, until the quarantine may curfew. They say: the government is not lying. Everything is there, and say,” – he said.
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. 19 April, President Lukashenka stated that it considers inefficient strict quarantine measures, therefore, “Belarus has decided not to change dramatically the way of life.”
According to data of the Ministry of health of Belarus, in the country 6264 coronavirus infected human died – 51.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 22, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2.56 m, of which 177,5 thousand died, more than 686 thousand recovered.