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20 Apr 2020

Belarus reports 514 coronavirus recoveries

Belarus reports 514 coronavirus recoveries
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MINSK, 20 April (BelTA) – As of 20 April, 514 coronavirus patients recovered and were discharged from the hospital in Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.

Twenty-five laboratories set up in national applied research centers and centers for hygiene, epidemiology, and public health as well as in private medical centers are working round the clock to process coronavirus tests.

Since early February, Belarus has performed 102,556 coronavirus tests. This week the country will start supplying rapid test kits for the virus to hospitals and polyclinics, the press service added.

As of the morning of 18 April, Belarus registered 518 new cases, as of the morning of 19 April – 510 cases, and 457 cases in the last 24 hours.

All in all, as of 20 April, 6,264 people tested positive for the coronavirus: 185 in Brest Oblast, 1,504 in Vitebsk Oblast, 322 in Gomel Oblast, 176 in Grodno Oblast, 789 in Minsk Oblast, 265 in Mogilev Oblast, ad 3,023 in the city of Minsk.

A total of 514 patients have recovered and have been discharged from the hospital. There are 92 severe cases that require special attention of specialists.

Fifty-one coronavirus patients with chronic diseases died.

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