658 coronavirus cases confirmed over past day in Belarus

On October 16, the Belarusian Health Ministry updated information on the coronavirus situation in the country.

To date, Belarusian health professionals have registered 86,392 persons infected with the novel coronavirus; 658 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, 5 COVID-19 deaths have been reported.

“For the entire period of the spread of the infection in the country, 921 patients who were previously tested positive for the coronavirus have died; they had chronic and co-existing illnesses,” the statement reads.

78,990 patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19 have already recovered. By the moment, 2,170,047 tests for detecting the virus have been conducted in Belarus.

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