This was the first imported case of the coronavirus in the country, says the official message of the Ministry of health of Belarus.
“Given the deterioration of epidemic situation in South Korea, Iran and Italy by the Ministry of health of the Republic of Belarus it was decided to conduct surveys and laboratory diagnosis of all citizens arriving from these countries in the period from February 20, —
it is noted in the message. —
Laboratory typing 27 Feb identified a virus in one of the citizens of Iran, who arrived on a flight from Baku on 22 February. The patient and been in contact with persons placed in closed boxes in Minsk infectious diseases hospital. The young man feels well.
In Belarus, carried out sanitary-epidemic measures aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus”.