the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on March 31 held a working meeting with Chairman of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalia Kochanova
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the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko criticized the mass isolation of citizens as a measure against the spread of coronavirus.
to”Lock people into rotten apartments is not a method – said Lukashenko, adding that for respiratory diseases, on the contrary need “to go outside, to breathe fresh air and ventilate the room”. In closed apartments, according to the head of Belarus, people are “in the atmosphere of viruses and often too late, already in critical condition, arrive at a cure”, reports “Interfax”.
“So I don’t understand those who today advises to isolate, to close, to block. We have to work as we always did, spot,” – said the President.
the Belarusian leader also said that did not take the test for the coronavirus. “And I don’t know I survived this virus already on his feet, or not,” Lukashenka said.
Earlier, the leader of Belarus has noted remarks on the situation of the coronavirus, contrary to the global medical community, which considers strict quarantine and closing borders the main measures that can stop the progression of the pandemic, informs radio “Freedom”. In particular, Lukashenko called the situation with coronavirus “psychosom”. He recommended that the Belarusians “treated” from the coronavirus alcohol, bath and selhozarteli. In mid-March, the President of Belarus sharply criticized Russia’s decision to close the border with the Republic in connection with the coronavirus, considering it almost as a personal insult, and another round of tension between the fraternal countries.
Belarus – one of the few European countries where you have not entered quarantine measures and even suspended mass events like the national championship in football. For a long time, President Lukashenko denied the spread of the coronavirus in the country, however, recently acknowledged that the problem exists. On Tuesday, he said that in Vitebsk contracted the coronavirus more than 10 doctors.
as of March 30, Belarus was officially recorded more than 150 cases of infection COVID-19, one person died. The victim of virus has become the actor of Drama theater named after Yakub Kolas, Viktar Dashkevich, he was 75 years old. Theatre, where he worked is now closed supposedly due to the low number of viewers. Abroad Dashkevich did not go.
Doctors on the condition of anonymity said that the authorities hide the true information about the number of infected and dead from coronavirus. In the Ministry of health of Belarus claim that the medical system is fully prepared for any epidemiological challenges.