Green mobility makes small towns more comfortable and greener, expands opportunities for new digital technologies, and stimulates new partnerships and interregional interaction, BelTA learned the UNDP office in Belarus as it summed up the results of the Green Cities project.
The Belarusian Healthcare Ministry together with the Russian Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) is conducting a study of herd immunity against COVID-19 in Belarus.
As of 1 May 2021, 98,561 deposit accounts were opened for large families under Belarus' family capital program, 16,182 of which were opened under the new program for 2020-2024, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Labor and Social Security Ministry.
A solemn procession went from Lenina Square to Pobedy Square where flowers were laid at a monument in honor of Soviet soldiers, partisans, and underground resistance fighters of Vitebsk Oblast as part of the celebration of Victory Day in Vitebsk on 9 May.
On 6 May, Vitebsk State Medical University hosted a ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque for Sergei Belov, holder of the USSR State Prize, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, PhD of Medicine, colonel of the medical corps, holder of the Order of the Red Star and Order of the Great Patriotic War 1st Class.
As of early May 2021, more than 400,000 people signed up in healthcare organizations of the country to get a vaccine against the coronavirus, said Irina Glinskaya, the deputy chief physician of the National Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, BelTA has learned.
Vitebsk Oblast rescuers have held their first online parade for the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and former firefighters.
Spring crops in Belarus have been sown on 1.365 million hectares, which is 54.7% of the target area, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.
More than 500 events will be held within the framework of the nationwide patriotic project Flowers of Great Victory across the country on 1-9 May.