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6 Apr 2020
Over 23m trees planted in Belarus during Forest Week 2020 Over 23m trees planted in Belarus during Forest Week 2020
"We have already planted 23 million trees, mostly coniferous, all over the country. Most of them were planted in place of dried-out areas of coniferous forest"...
3 Apr 2020
Belarusian Healthcare Ministry revises procedure for observing contacts of COVID-19 patients Belarusian Healthcare Ministry revises procedure for observing contacts of COVID-19 patients
"A detailed analysis demonstrated that the infection is found in first-tier contacts on the second to fifth day. This is why such patients will have to take coronavirus infection tests on the sixth or seventh day. If the test results are negative, the patient gets discharged"...
3 Apr 2020
Effectiveness of coronavirus prevention measures in Belarus praised Effectiveness of coronavirus prevention measures in Belarus praised
The measures are designed to detect patients with the coronavirus infection, track their contacts and hospitalize first-tier contacts in addition to implementing antiepidemic precautions all over the country...
3 Apr 2020
351 coronavirus infection cases registered in Belarus 351 coronavirus infection cases registered in Belarus
The coronavirus infection is primarily found in patients aged 25-64...
3 Apr 2020
Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry issues self-isolation rules for arrivals Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry issues self-isolation rules for arrivals
Belarus’ arrivals are not allowed to leave their homes (places of temporary residence) and visit workplaces, educational institutions, stores, shopping centers, public catering...
3 Apr 2020
Two Belarus’ museums among top five best museums in CIS Two Belarus’ museums among top five best museums in CIS
The ranking was based on the analysis of popularity and virtual tours on offer in museums...
3 Apr 2020
WHO provides 6,000 coronavirus testing kits to Belarus WHO provides 6,000 coronavirus testing kits to Belarus
"All tests have already reached the laboratory of the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology"...
2 Apr 2020
254 coronavirus patients in Belarusian hospitals 254 coronavirus patients in Belarusian hospitals
At present, 254 people who tested positive for the coronavirus are receiving treatment...
2 Apr 2020
Belarus to use 3D printers to produce PPE Belarus to use 3D printers to produce PPE
"Belarusian doctors are joining the international efforts to protect doctors from COVID-19: a goal has been set to 3D print more than 1,500 multi-use face shields for hospitals of Minsk and oblast capitals within a week"...
1 Apr 2020
Belarus to contribute to WHO global surveillance for COVID-19 Belarus to contribute to WHO global surveillance for COVID-19
She explained that this is not about clinical trials of new medicines. WHO is gathering the latest findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease and treatment methods used by participating countries in order to develop treatment protocols...
1 Apr 2020
Some 7,000 viewers watch Belarus’ Kupala Theater’s Weltmeister Accordion online Some 7,000 viewers watch Belarus’ Kupala Theater’s Weltmeister Accordion online
"The production was streamed on the YouTube channel of the theater. It was available for free in all parts of the world. The performance drew audience from three continents"...
1 Apr 2020
Over 32,000 coronavirus tests done in Belarus Over 32,000 coronavirus tests done in Belarus
Over the past 24 hours, five coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital. Meanwhile, 157 people remain under medical surveillance and receive treatment...
1 Apr 2020
Over 31,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus Over 31,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
Over the past 24 hours, 11 people with infection symptoms were hospitalized and 128, including six who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19, were discharged from hospital...
31 Mar 2020
Victory Day parade to take place in Minsk in evening Victory Day parade to take place in Minsk in evening
Over 3,000 military personnel and 185 units of equipment are supposed to take place in this year’s parade. As many as 42 aerial units will have to fly over the capital city. Military personnel from Russia and China are expected to take part in the parade...
31 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Yanka Kupala Theater to stream more productions online Belarus’ Yanka Kupala Theater to stream more productions online
"We are currently negotiating with copyright owners in order to show spectators more productions from our video archives"...
31 Mar 2020
Belarus to invite WHO experts to assess its health system performance Belarus to invite WHO experts to assess its health system performance
"In order to reassure Belarusian citizens that the authorities are not holding back anything and are not trying to downplay the situation"...
31 Mar 2020
Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Mar 2020
Belarus 3rd in UEFA eEURO 2020 qualifier Belarus 3rd in UEFA eEURO 2020 qualifier
In Group F Belarus placed 3rd after winners of the national qualifier Piotr Shimansky and Ivan Kozlovsky secured four victories, drew three times and suffer three losses...
30 Mar 2020
More than 30,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus More than 30,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
At present 47 patients, who earlier tested positive for COVID-19, have already been discharged or are getting ready to be discharged from the hospital...
30 Mar 2020
Belarus 24 to broadcast in Asia Pacific Belarus 24 to broadcast in Asia Pacific
Belarus 24 will get access to the same audience as the leading TV channels as it will operate on the same platform...
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