Stopping the protests for a few weeks is not the end of democracy.
Forces from across the country reportedly raided the facility, managing to suppress the unrest that followed the death of the prisoner.
Lukashenko's order came even as European Union leaders were holding an emergency summit over the political crisis in Belarus.
Police "are chasing people who came to protest and protect the dignity of their dead," the protesters said.
A curfew was reportedly imposed on the country on Tuesday and both mobile and internet connections were shut down to suppress the protests.
More than 110 people were wounded during demonstrations in central Beirut on Saturday against this week's huge explosion and 32 people were taken to the hospital.
"At some point, they began attacking [protesters] with knives, bats and glass bottles."
After hundreds stormed past security at the Western Wall on Wednesday night, the beginning of Tisha B'Av, police are preparing for violent protests tonight when the holiday ends.
Eight inmates in total have died with symptoms of COVID-19, according to Cox, spiking concerns that the virus will spread throughout the prison population.
Prosecutors charged Nasser Nawasreh with incitement over a speech to supporters last Wednesday that criticized Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz's government.