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14 Apr 2020
Belarus’ virtual coronavirus benefit concert scheduled for 16 April Belarus’ virtual coronavirus benefit concert scheduled for 16 April
The live stream will be available on the dobrolive.by website, the Xiaomi Belarus YouTube channel, and social network accounts of the organizers...
14 Apr 2020
Regional breakdown of COVID-19 cases published in Belarus Regional breakdown of COVID-19 cases published in Belarus
As of 8 a.m., there were 3,281 coronavirus cases in the country: 73 cases in Brest Oblast, 848 in Vitebsk Oblast, 106 in Gomel Oblast, 53 in Grodno Oblast, 1691 in the city of Minsk, 359 in Minsk Oblast and 151 in Mogilev Oblast...
14 Apr 2020
#ThankYouDoctors campaign kicks off in Belarus #ThankYouDoctors campaign kicks off in Belarus
On 14 April, members of the BRSM sent more than a thousand postcards with best wishes for healthcare workers. Representatives of the BRSM delivered the postcards to Belpochta post offices...
14 Apr 2020
Over 71,800 coronavirus tests done in Belarus Over 71,800 coronavirus tests done in Belarus
According to the latest data, 3,281 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Belarus...
13 Apr 2020
Belarus to take part in Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light project Belarus to take part in Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light project
"A decision was made to delegate VAL, the winner of the 2020 national selection, to take part in this project"...
13 Apr 2020
Nearly 68,000 coronavirus tests done in Belarus Nearly 68,000 coronavirus tests done in Belarus
According to the latest data, 2,919 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Belarus...
13 Apr 2020
Belarus President’s team win amateur ice hockey tournament for 11th time Belarus President’s team win amateur ice hockey tournament for 11th time
The Belarus President’s team beat the Minsk Oblast team 8-4 in the second match of the final...
13 Apr 2020
Over 64,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus Over 64,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
According to the latest data, 2,578 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Belarus...
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"...
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