Lukashenko considers coronavirus to be God’s punishment for people’s lifestyle – Society


MINSK, April 25. / TASS /. Coronavirus pandemic – God’s punishment for an ugly attitude to the environment, an inappropriate way of life of people. This opinion was expressed by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday, while in the Gomel region.

“I once said that he (the Lord God – approx. TASS) saw that we are ugly about ecology, a lifestyle that we do not meet at all with the criteria that should be, and hit us on the head (distribution coronavirus – approx. TASS.) Therefore, we are trying, if not to level the situation, then at least protect ourselves and our loved ones with these steps, “the press service quoted the head of state as saying.

The President, visiting the Petrikovsky district, took part in the planting of young trees in the territory of the Pripyatsky National Park as part of the republican community work day. Lukashenko noted that he approves the tradition of holding subbotniks. “Subbotniks are, I think, the good that we took from that [советского] period. That’s the whole ideology: we remember the previous one, honor our history, take the best and actualize against the background of today’s events, ”the head of the republic said.

Since December last year, more than 2.7 million people have been infected with coronavirus in the world, over 190 thousand have died. In Belarus, as of April 25, the number of infected was 9,590, 67 patients with a number of chronic diseases with coronavirus infection died. No quarantine has been announced in the republic.


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