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18 October 2021, 14:31

Provision of routine medical care suspended in Belarus

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MINSK, 18 October (BelTA) – The Healthcare Ministry has ordered to suspend provision of routine medical care, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.

In line with Order No.1287 signed by the Healthcare Ministry on 15 October, the provision of routine medical care in outpatient clinics is suspended. This pertains to regular health checks, screening programs, rehabilitation, physiotherapy, treatment in inpatient units, non-emergency dental care.

The order is pursuant to the Healthcare Ministry's Regulation approved by the Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 1446 as of 28 October 2011. The order seeks to improve the provision of medical care to COVID-19 patients. In line with the document, the working hours of Minsk outpatient clinics were changed and the recommendations (temporary) on the provision of medical care to COVID-19 patients were amended.

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