Moscow, October 31, Minsk News: The State Border Defense Commission of Belarus announced on October 31 that, in accordance with the resolution passed by the Belarusian Council of Ministers
in order to prevent the spread of the new crown epidemic, it will temporarily restrict foreign citizens and people from November 1st. People of nationality enter the country through roads, railways and waterways.
The Belarusian News Agency quoted the Belarusian National Border Defense Commission’s report that this temporary restriction does not apply to foreign citizens holding diplomatic and official passports, relevant personnel engaged in various international transportation businesses, and foreign countries with residence rights or work permits in Belarus.
Citizens and Russian citizens who have passed through Belarus and returned home. In addition, foreign citizens entering the country through the Belarusian capital Minsk International Airport will not be affected.
The State Border Defense Commission of Belarus stated that people entering from countries with severe epidemics announced by the Ministry of Health of Belarus are required to self-quarantine for 10 days after arriving in Belarus, excluding diplomats and their family members.
Belarus is located in the western part of the Eastern European Plain, bordering Russia to the east, Latvia and Lithuania to the north and northwest, Poland to the west and Ukraine to the south.
According to the new crown epidemic data released by the Ministry of Health on the 31st, the country has newly confirmed 983 new cases in the past day, with a total of 98,482 confirmed cases; a total of 980 deaths; and a total of 86,663 cured cases.