“The system that we have, and that discipline and control in health care helped us in such a densely populated and open city to overcome these problems. I am the Chairman of the Council of the Republic Natalia Ivanovna [Kochanova] just got off the phone, as is the situation this morning. I can congratulate you that [in Minsk], we this trouble do this” – quoted Lukashenko Agency BelTA.
He added that “we must gradually step away from this disaster and to prevent repeated epidemics”.
On 2 July, Lukashenka said that Belarus “has won” the coronavirus, however, noted that this is not the final victory.