Nearly 15K coronavirus cases in Belarus

As of May 1, the number of the people who contracted the novel coronavirus has surged to 14,917, the Belarusian Health Ministry reports.

In total, 186,262 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the country, 8% of them appear to be positive.

Over the last day, 890 new infections have been registered in Belarus; another four patients have passed away.

“For the entire period of the spread of the infection in the country, 93 patients who were previously tested positive for the coronavirus have died; they had chronic and co-existing illnesses,” the Health Ministry said on Telegram.

At the same time, 2,918 persons who were previosly diagnosed with COVID-19 have already recovered.

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