Lukashenko urged allies to unite against coronavirus

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko urged the allied States of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) to unite in a pandemic coronavirus. It is reported BelTA.

“We are all serious about the problem, which consists in the result announced by the who (world health organization — approx. “Of the”) pandemic. Each country develops its own solutions, responses. But together we can do more,” Lukashenka said, adding that it is impossible to prevent the erosion of the foundations of the EEU due to the selfish desire first and foremost to protect myself.

He said that the authorities of Belarus to take all necessary measures to combat the spread of “any infections”. Despite the fact that the Republic did not close the border in respect of all driving carried out sanitary-quarantine measures, Lukashenko reminded of the measures against coronavirus.

On 11 April, the world health organization (who) has recommended the Belarusian authorities to ban a mass event, to ensure the quarantine of people infected with coronavirus, and also for contacts of the first and second levels, as the country “comes into hard times.”

In late March, Lukashenko has acknowledged the existence of outbreaks of infectious diseases, but refused to impose quarantine measures.

According to the latest data, in Belarus, the coronavirus has infected 2 578, 26 died, 203 recovered. Total number infected with virus SARS-CoV-2 in the world exceeded 1.9 million, 119 thousand died, 452 thousands cured.