As of 5 June, a total of 22,066 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 recovered and were discharged from hospitals in Belarus, according to the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry. As many as 46,868 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country, the Healthcare Ministry informed. Belarus has performed a total of 597,013 tests. "A total of 259 COVID-19 patients suffering from a number of chronic diseases have died in Belarus", the Healthcare Ministry said. Over 300 coronavirus survivors have become donors of blood plasma.