This is related to the infection with coronavirus of the head of one of the institutes of the NAS of Belarus.
Euroradio received a photo document signed by Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Uladzimir Husakou. It recommends employees of the NAS structural units "to be sent on labor and social leave for the next 2-3 weeks, if possible". The recommendation is explained by "the spread of infection caused by COVID-19 and the need to "limit the number of contacts".
It is recommended that special attention be paid to older workers. Those who wish can be sent on vacation to the sanatorium "Islach" of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Two independent sources informed Euroradio that the head of one of the institutes of the NAS of Belarus had confirmed coronavirus infection. According to one of them, the 63-year-old man is breathing with the help of an artificial lung ventilation device.