Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko announced the death of a patient who was diagnosed with a new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) for the first time in the country.
Belta news agency quoted Lukashenko as saying that during a meeting with Republican Council President Natalya Koçanova, the first death occurred due to the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
An elderly theatre actor who lives in Vitebsk city, diagnosed with coronavirus died, Lukashenko said, the player also had different diseases.
Lukashenko, "His wife is healthy, her daughter is healthy. Because they're immune. But he couldn't resist. He entered the hospital with severe pneumonia, was connected to an artificial respirator, they tried to save him." he said.
There are a total of 152 registered cases of coronavirus in Belarus.