Lukashenko spoke about the silver lining in a situation with COVID 19 in Belarus

MINSK, April 17 – RIA Novosti. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that the Republic cope with the situation caused by the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, and has already come “a little ray of hope.”

according to the Agency Sputnik of Belarus, Lukashenko on Friday on a working visit to the Grodno region of the Republic.

“Most importantly, we are coping. Today a small glimmer of hope dawned. Especially in Minsk. We have more vacant beds than we hospitalized people. Most importantly – not made a splash,” said the head of state.

Addressing the Governor of the Grodno oblast Vladimir Kravtsov, Lukashenko noted that the region “on contagion” (the spreading of coronavirus – ed.) looks better than other regions of the country. “While great. But to relax in any case impossible. Because you can see that this COVID has turned political. I expected it,” said 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, there have been recorded nearly 2 million infections, more than 131 thousand people died. As of Thursday, the number of infected with the coronavirus in Belarus was 4204, including the reported deaths of 40 patients.

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