Marko Marjanovic – Russia Insider May 23, 2020
Belarus population: 9.5 million. Belarus deaths of people so far who had tested positive for Covid-19 (so that’s deaths with Covid, not even of): 185
185 as a percentage of 9.5 million: 0.002%.
Other 2020 causes of deaths:
In January-March 2020, a total of 18,500 people died of circulatory diseases, almost 5,000 people – of cancer. In January-March 2020 a total of 254 people died of pneumonia.
“We have a drop [in flu deaths] by almost 9%. This is currently our number one issue amid the virus outbreak,” the president said.
The head of state added that from 1 January to 5 April 2020 a total of 860 people died in Belarus due to external reasons, 15 people down from 2019. “I will reiterate that flu deaths stood at 254,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
The head of state said that about 400 people of the above-mentioned number died as a result of suicides, 85 as a result of murders, 206 people died in fires and 107 in road accidents.
Clearly Belarus should not only immediately go into a Covid lockdown but also forever ban fire and roads.
Belarus has performed 400,000 PCR tests so far. It is number 35 in tests per capita, slightly ahead of Switzerland, Norway, USA, and Canada. It is not far behind Russia at 24 which has performed about 25% more tests per capita.