Coronavirus in Belarus: Infection rate consistently rising

The Belarusian Health Ministry has updated the information on the coronavirus situation in the country.

As of April 15, the total number of the people who contracted the infection has reached 3,728 in Belarus. 68 persons are put on lung ventilators; the coronavirus death toll has risen to 36.

At the same time, over 76,000 tests for detecting the novel coronavirus have been conducted in Belarus, the statement reads.

With every passing day, the number of COVID-19 patients is growing at an increased pace. In the past 24 hours, 447 new cases have been confirmed in Belarus; 3 persons have passed away.

Earlier, Deputy Health Minister Alena Bohdan said in an interview to that people having a mild form of COVID-19 might be allowed to recover at their homes.

On Monday, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka heard out a report by Health Minister Uladzimir Karanik. According to the head of state, he wanted to know the details about ‘the coronavirus psychosis’.

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