MINSK, September 15. /TASS/. As many as 192 more novel coronavirus cases were confirmed in Belarus in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 74,500, the country’ health ministry reported on Tuesday.
"As many as 74,552 people have tested positive for COVID-19," it said, adding that the daily tally was 192.
"A total of 761 coronavirus patients with a number of chronic diseases have died since the epidemic outbreak," it said. According to the latest update, as many as 72,661 coronavirus patients have recovered from the disease. A total of 1,666,468, or 17.5% of the population, have been tested for the novel coronavirus.
Belarus did not impose any coronavirus lockdowns, with mass gathering not being banned. The maximal daily tally of newly confirmed coronavirus cases was reported in April when more than 900 patients tested positive in one day.
The country’s health ministry anticipates a second wave of the coronavirus epidemic in November-December.