Lukashenko was dissatisfied with the Russian tests for the coronavirus

MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that Russian test-system for detection of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 often give erroneous results.

Earlier, the Ministry of health of Belarus reported that the country has both domestic and imported test systems to identify COVID-19. In particular, at the beginning of April in the Minsk automobile transport were taken about 10 thousand test systems from Russia. The tests were donated.

Vice Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko noted that Belarus waits from Russia supplies 30 thousand contracted and paid for the test systems to determine COVID-19. However, on 10 April the Minister of foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makey said that Belarus refused to purchase a batch of 30 thousand Russian tests for detection of coronavirus COVID-19.

Commenting on the statement by the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov that Russia helps Belarus in the fight against coronavirus, Mackay noted that “we would want to understand what was going on”.

At the same time the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Friday that Moscow is considering additional deliveries of medical aid to Belarus, including tests for coronavirus.

according to the Diplomat, Russia provides significant assistance to Belarus in combating the pandemic coronavirus infection. “Absolutely don’t want to say that it is made up of Belarus, the pandemic, help is reached. We have already provided Minsk with several parties on a gratuitous basis of the test system for the detection of coronavirus and other materials,” she said.

To date, in Belarus identified 4779 cases of infection with coronavirus, 342 people were cured, 42 were dead.

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