MINSK, 13 APR – RIA Novosti. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has asked citizens to stop the “garlic-ginger psychosis” because of the situation with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and encouraged to eat the traditional food of the country.
Earlier, the Ministry of Antimonopoly regulation and trade (MARCH) of the Republic reported that on the background of the pandemic coronavirus in Belarus increased the price of lemons, garlic and ginger. The increase is associated with an increased demand for these products.
“After, when not only psychosis, but this period of the disease, we’ll talk specifically about our way of life. Someone laughed when I said…: doing sports is a must, it is necessary to lead a normal lifestyle, need to eat normally – that we have. Look, I see, again, a new psychosis – garlic-ginger. Yes, calm down, for God’s sake, enough garlic and Gati cybul (this bow – ed) every family. And it is not necessary to go completely on the garlic and Tsybulya, my God. And ginger or lemon – this is not our food,” – said Lukashenko.
Passage of the President’s speech at the meeting on the situation with coronavirus showed on Monday, the STV channel.
According to Lukashenko, it is best to eat natural products domestic production, not overpaying extra money in vain. “Eat what grows in Belarus, and will always be healthy. This is the main rule, elementary rule, why the money in vain to throw?”, – added the President.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world recorded almost 1.7 million infections, more than 105 thousand people died. In Belarus, according to Monday, the number of infected COVID-19 reached 2919, including 29 patients died.
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