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16 Mar 2020
Belarus’ healthcare ministry explains its coronavirus containment strategy Belarus’ healthcare ministry explains its coronavirus containment strategy
According to the Healthcare Ministry, it is doubtful that the decision to shut down the Belarusian border could reliably prevent the import of coronavirus into the country...
13 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases keep rising in Belarus Coronavirus cases keep rising in Belarus
"We are handling the virus with the help of our own resources. The situation is really under control"...
13 Mar 2020
WHO not recommending tough restrictive measures in Belarus over coronavirus yet WHO not recommending tough restrictive measures in Belarus over coronavirus yet
"From the WHO's point of view, what Belarus is doing, is enough for the time being. Tougher measures may be proposed should the situation change"...
13 Mar 2020
Bison population increases in Belarus' Belovezhskaya Pushcha Bison population increases in Belarus' Belovezhskaya Pushcha
The park workers counted 604 bison at the beginning of 2020...
13 Mar 2020
HC Meshkov Brest reach 2019-2020 SEHA League Final Four HC Meshkov Brest reach 2019-2020 SEHA League Final Four
In the first leg on 4 March the Belarusian champions celebrated a 30-28 victory over the Ukrainian side...
13 Mar 2020
Belarus bans mass events till 6 April Belarus bans mass events till 6 April
The Healthcare Ministry believes that the main task for today is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus into the country...
12 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Premier League championship of 2019 most-attended in years Belarus’ Premier League championship of 2019 most-attended in years
The Belarusian Football Federation and the football clubs intend to continue working with fans in order to attract more of them to the stadiums...
12 Mar 2020
Belarusian doctors save child with severe pneumonia using ECMO machine Belarusian doctors save child with severe pneumonia using ECMO machine
This machine pumped and oxygenated the patient's blood for seven days...
12 Mar 2020
Belarus’ ambassador takes part in Victory campaign in Hungary Belarus’ ambassador takes part in Victory campaign in Hungary
"Soil from the burial places was taken to be given to the All Saints Church in Minsk"...
12 Mar 2020
Belarusian football player Aleksandr Hleb announces retirement from sport Belarusian football player Aleksandr Hleb announces retirement from sport
Aleksandr Hleb is the best Belarusian football player of the post-Soviet period...
11 Mar 2020
Belarus to draw up national chronicle of Great Patriotic War Belarus to draw up national chronicle of Great Patriotic War
The campaign “The national chronicle of the Great Patriotic War: We remember everyone!” aims to perpetuate and keep memory of the victors’ generation...
11 Mar 2020
Grodno resident tests positive for coronavirus Grodno resident tests positive for coronavirus
At present, 12 coronavirus patients are in hospitals across Belarus. On 11 March coronavirus was diagnosed in three people from Minsk, Grodno and Gomel...
11 Mar 2020
Coronavirus reaches Belarus’ southeast Coronavirus reaches Belarus’ southeast
A Belarusian national returning from Portugal took a test for the infection at Minsk National Airport. His swab test came back positive...
11 Mar 2020
Germany Weeks in Belarus kick off with Paths of German Art exhibition Germany Weeks in Belarus kick off with Paths of German Art exhibition
The exhibition gives a glimpse into the post-war art of East and West Germany, starting from 1949. It displays around 400 works of more than 100 artists...
10 Mar 2020
Three coronavirus patients cured in Belarus Three coronavirus patients cured in Belarus
The student from Iran who was Belarus’ first coronavirus case has tested negative for the virus three times. The other two coronavirus patients who had come in close contact with him also tested negative...
9 Mar 2020
Centenary of Belarusian State University added to UNESCO anniversaries list Centenary of Belarusian State University added to UNESCO anniversaries list
The decision was taken at the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference. The 2020-2021 anniversaries list includes a total of 59 most important events from around the world...
9 Mar 2020
Minister: Situation with coronavirus remains manageable in Belarus Minister: Situation with coronavirus remains manageable in Belarus
All the people who have tested positive for the virus undertake three additional tests. In other words, test results need to be verified three times using test kits of three different manufacturers...
9 Mar 2020
Sabalenka 11th, Govortsova up 7 positions in WTA rankings Sabalenka 11th, Govortsova up 7 positions in WTA rankings
Aryna Sabalenka did not play last week. She still holds a total of 3,615 points...
9 Mar 2020
Alina Harnasko wins gold, bronze at Grand Prix Brno 2020 Alina Harnasko wins gold, bronze at Grand Prix Brno 2020
The Belarusian scored a total of 23,700 to clinch gold with the Hoop...
6 Mar 2020
Belarusian women portrayed as hardworking, confident Belarusian women portrayed as hardworking, confident
According to the latest population census, Belarus' female population amounted to 5.1 million, or 53.8% of the country's total population...
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