It is noted that more than 145,000 tests for coronavirus have been conducted in the country. Of all the recorded cases - 72 were fatal, another 1,695 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals. It is known that over the past day Covid-19 was diagnosed in 873 Belarusians.
Earlier, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, contrary to the coronavirus, went to the Chornobyl zone, where he planted pine trees in the Prypyatsky National Park.
Lukashenko is also sure that more people can suffer from panic than from coronavirus. He also noted that the disease allowed to “shake up” the Belarusian healthcare system.
At the same time, in Ukraine today 8617 people have become infected with the coronavirus. Over the past day, 492 new cases of infection were recorded. Of all 8617 cases - 209 were fatal, 840 patients recovered.
At least 23 people, including 13 disabled children, were infected with the coronavirus in the orphanage of the Belarusian city of Glusk. BBC reports with reference to the Irish charity that helps the orphanage.
They said that some of the children are already ‘very sick.’
In the orphanage - more than 170 children and young people, many with serious disorders and a weakened immune system.
Adi Rocher, the founder of the Chornobyl Children's Charity, says the orphanage lacks medication for treatment. The orphanage asked the government to transport the children.
Belarusian authorities confirmed the outbreak in the orphanage but did not disclose the exact number of cases.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, 8,773 coronavirus infections and 67 deaths were confirmed in Belarus.
As we reported before, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has announced amendments to the country's constitution
“The constitution’s question ... It’s not being removed. Here we can definitely answer that in the new five-year plan we will most likely have a new constitution,” he said.