About a quarter of the population of Belarus took part in the nationwide subbotnik on the background of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19. As reported “Interfax”, said the Vice-Premier of Belarus Vladimir Kukharev.

Lukashenka postponed the address to the people

In December, as reported by “Rambler” in China, the outbreak started in the incidence of infection COVID-19, which causes the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In March, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak a pandemic. According to recent reports, globally the number of cases exceeded 3.1 million.

On April 21 President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that there were no grounds for the cancellation or postponement Saturday because of the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection. On 25 April he was held.

Today Kukharev, who oversaw the government conducting cleanup, said that the event was participated by about 2.3 million people, approximately a quarter of the population of Belarus. They planted trees, landscaped the site, put in order human settlements.

The Deputy Premier also announced that the Fund cleanup was listed for approximately 8.7 million Belarusian rubles (250 million Russian rubles).