Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko, who’s ruled in Belarus for 25 years and is often referred to as Europe’s “last dictator,has pushed against imposing any restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and previously dismissed fears over the pandemic as a ”psychosis”.
He also suggested that people should drink vodka and go to the sauna regularly to avoid the virus and stay healthy.
On Tuesday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announced he had asymptomatic COVID-19, but said he’d already recovered from it.
“Today you are meeting a man who managed to survive the coronavirus on his feet. Doctors came to such a conclusion yesterday. Asymptomatic,Lukashenko said during a meeting with members of the military, Reuters reported.