A Russian cargo has arrived in Belarus with 10,000 test systems to detect a new type of coronavirus, RIA Novosti reported on Saturday, April 4, referring to the Russian Embassy in Minsk.
“The cargo with 10 thousand test systems, as expected, arrived in Minsk on Saturday. He was met by the head of the Russian diplomatic mission, Dmitry Mezentsev, ” the Agency quotes a representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
It is noted that Mezentsev called Russia’s assistance “another episode” of interaction between the parties. He called Russians and Belarusians fraternal peoples who support each other “at the moment when trouble comes to our homes, and look to the future.”
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On April 1, Kommersant newspaper quoted a source as saying that the Belarusian authorities had officially requested assistance from Russia in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
In turn, the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that he did not have the relevant information.
According to Worldometers on April 5, 440 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Belarus, and five patients died.
On March 11, who declared a coronavirus pandemic.