Lukashenko said about the confidence in the correctness of the path against COVID-19

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko still believes in the correctness of the chosen Republic responses to the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19, as it, in his opinion, helped to preserve the country's independence.

"I saw many months ago that we want (in a pandemic – ed.). The fact that we have countries already by this time it was not. We would have brought the dollar or the Russian ruble," - said Lukashenko, quoted by the website of the President of Belarus.

According to him, selecting his way of combating the spread of the coronavirus, Belarus today, "somehow breathes". "While (other – ed.) wanted us to not breathing. I know what they wanted. Failed. Then you will understand that it is true," said the head of state.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 8.3 million cases of infection, more than 450 thousand people died. In Belarus on Friday revealed 57333 infection COVID-19, including died 337 people.

In connection with the coronavirus, many countries imposed quarantine restrictions on the movement of citizens and foreigners. Belarus has not imposed a quarantine and curfew were not imposed restrictions on the movement of citizens, fights infection focal, identifying and isolating the infected and their contacts. International air service is not paused, however, for anyone arriving in the country has a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

On Friday, Lukashenko said that the international monetary Fund (IMF), which the Republic has requested a "quick" financial support on the background of the coronavirus in the amount of about 900 million dollars, requires it to impose a quarantine or curfew, but Belarus will not do it.

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