However, the head of state makes clear that it is important not to overload the healthcare system. Yet, according to him, Belarus has to deal with it. Focusing on the importance of combating COVID-19, the President pointed to the need for special control on the incidence of pneumonia. “Any pneumonia can be burdened COVID-19, as it often happens. Therefore, the Ministry of health, the entire health care system, thousands of health workers need to focus on the treatment of patients with pneumonia. Not to forget that we have other diseases,” – said Lukashenko.
At the meeting it was stated that in the health care industry employs almost 310 thousand people, and the total bed capacity is about 100 thousand patients. Round-the-clock work of the laboratory identification of infections, depending on the region the security test systems up to 25 days.
“If the situation will change for the worse (I’m not ruling anything out, already worried for any rustle), we plug in the reserves. We got plenty of them, – assured Lukashenko. – In the treatment of people should be involved in the entire vertical of power, all civil servants, I’m not talking about the health care system,” he said.