1.5K new cases: COVID marches on in Belarus

Over the past 24 hours, 1,564 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been officially registered in Belarus. Seven people have died, the Ministry of Health reports.

The total number of confirmed COVID cases has reached 123,999, with 1,096 deaths. Over the course of the pandemic, 102,113 patients managed to overcome the disease.

Since spring, the Ministry of Health has not published statistics on patients in the regions and in Minsk, as well as on critically ill patients who are on lung ventilators. For six months, the ministry has not held any press events on this topic. There are also no statistics on diseases and deaths from COVID-19 among the country’s medical workers.

A mandatory mask regime is now in force throughout Belarus.