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COVID-19 In Belarus: Number Of Infected People Exceeds 60,000

As of 25 June, 60,382 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Belarus. The daily increase of new infections is 437 cases, the Healthcare Ministry reports.

41,448 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals (+1,312 in the 24 hours). 367 coronavirus patients (+5 in the 24 hours) have died since the outbreak. Belarus has conducted 919,139 tests (+17,235 in the 24 hours). The percentage of positive test results per day is 2,5.

Lithuanian professor Saulius Čaplinskas believes that the country is start ing to cope with the epidemic, when the percentage of positive test results is 3% per day or less. Batyr Berdyklychev, the WHO representative in Belarus, still recommends to follow recommended preventive measures: respiratory etiquette, hand hygiene, physical distancing, wearing masks.

COVID-19 in Belarus: infected, recovered and deaths

belarus covid-19 infected recovered deaths

Sources: TUT.BY. Johns Hopkins University, the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry

Meanwhile, the Healthcare Ministry officials don’t exclude the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 in the country. However, Healthcare Minsiter Vladimir Karanik hopes that the experience gained will benefit, so the health system will be more prepared for the new wave.

The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases:

the average number over the past 7 days, new cases

belarus covid-19 infected recovered deaths

Sources: Johns Hopkins University, the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry

According to the calculations of Belarusian scientists, a situation where there will be a little more than 10 new cases per day is possible only at the very end of the summer. For example, a mathematical model showed that on 31 August, 12 new cases of COVID-19 can be registered, and the total number of cases will exceed 68,000.

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