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13 Apr 2020
Belarus expects WHO’s full findings this week Belarus expects WHO’s full findings this week
"The things they saw in our country will make part of the WHO recommendations and will be used for other countries that are also facing this situation"...
10 Apr 2020
Belarus’ stockpile of testing kits for new coronavirus at 65,880 Belarus’ stockpile of testing kits for new coronavirus at 65,880
A total of 49,843 coronavirus tests have been carried out so far...
10 Apr 2020
WHO experts visit three healthcare institutions in Vitebsk WHO experts visit three healthcare institutions in Vitebsk
"Experts examined how the staff work, visited the division with contact patients and those who have confirmed coronavirus infection"...
10 Apr 2020
Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry receives over Br3.9m, €78,400 in donations Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry receives over Br3.9m, €78,400 in donations
The funds were used to buy 4,000 dental face shields, 100,000 medical protective gowns, 2,000 COVID-19 reagent testing kits and 20,000 half-face filter masks...
10 Apr 2020
Belarus coronavirus update: 1,793 patients remain in hospital Belarus coronavirus update: 1,793 patients remain in hospital
A total of 169 people have recovered after getting treatment...
10 Apr 2020
Belarus remain 87th in FIFA rankings Belarus remain 87th in FIFA rankings
The Belarusian national football team goes 87th with 1,283 points in the recently published rankings of the Federation Internationale de Football Association...
9 Apr 2020
WHO mission to issue preliminary findings on coronavirus situation in Belarus on 11 April WHO mission to issue preliminary findings on coronavirus situation in Belarus on 11 April
"We keep in very close contact with the Healthcare Ministry. In many ways, our vision and understanding of the development of the coronavirus situation coincide"...
9 Apr 2020
Healthcare ministry: Tougher social distancing measures in case of hospital overload Healthcare ministry: Tougher social distancing measures in case of hospital overload
Vladimir Karanik called for Belarusians to stick to at least basic recommendations, which include keeping distance in stores, buying products for elderly relatives and restricting contacts with them...
9 Apr 2020
Over 49,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus Over 49,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
A total of 1,331 people remain in hospital...
8 Apr 2020
Belarusian companies win CIS 2019 quality excellence prizes Belarusian companies win CIS 2019 quality excellence prizes
The Belarusian steel mill BMZ, the Baranovichi-based company OAO Torgmash, and OAO Agrokombinat Dzerzhinskiy have been awarded laureate titles...
8 Apr 2020
Plans to use antibody-rich plasma to treat coronavirus patients in Belarus Plans to use antibody-rich plasma to treat coronavirus patients in Belarus
To this end, healthcare specialists will use the results of rapid tests that determine coronavirus antibodies instead of the RNA of the virus...
8 Apr 2020
Coronavirus testing carried out by 13 laboratories in Belarus Coronavirus testing carried out by 13 laboratories in Belarus
"We are testing and certifying rapid tests that determine antibodies to the virus instead of the virus RNA"...
8 Apr 2020
8 Apr 2020
WHO mission arrives in Belarus WHO mission arrives in Belarus
The delegation includes three experts. The mission will work in Belarus from 8 April till 11 April...
7 Apr 2020
No new coronavirus deaths in Belarus on 6 April No new coronavirus deaths in Belarus on 6 April
As of 7 April, 794 people remain in hospital...
7 Apr 2020
Belarus’ Belovezhskaya Pushcha counts its wildlife Belarus’ Belovezhskaya Pushcha counts its wildlife
The survey showed that Belovezhskaya Pushcha has 604 bison, 260 elks, over 1,100 roe deer, and 2,600 red deer...
7 Apr 2020
Kupala theater launches Non-Theater Mask social project Kupala theater launches Non-Theater Mask social project
"The theater’s sewing workshop has already made 500 protective face masks. The theater plans to make more and donate them to Minsk Hospital No.10"...
7 Apr 2020
Belarus has over 20,000 coronavirus testing kits Belarus has over 20,000 coronavirus testing kits
"The National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology performs some 700 tests a day. There are 13 laboratories working currently in the country"...
6 Apr 2020
Paratrooper brigade in Vitebsk salutes healthcare workers fighting coronavirus Paratrooper brigade in Vitebsk salutes healthcare workers fighting coronavirus
"We are monitoring the news about the situation in the country. We are happy that the Belarusian society has come together to tackle this problem. Everyone tries to help in a way they can, and we decided to demonstrate solidarity with medical staff and thank them for their hard work"...
6 Apr 2020
Russia donates 10,000 coronavirus testing kits to Belarus Russia donates 10,000 coronavirus testing kits to Belarus
Testing kits were delivered by a refrigerator truck with a temperature control system of minus 20 degrees...
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