Apr 18 2020

Health Ministry: 2,115 persons subjected to preventive quarantine

Damascus, SANA_ The Ministry of Health announced Saturday that the people who were quarantined since last February 5 to date reached 2,115 people, of whom 1,898 left the quarantine centers because they had no symptoms, while 217 people are still under supervision in the provinces. Co-director of Communicable and Chronic Diseases Dr. Atef al-Taweel, read a statement saying that the Ministry currently has 19 quarantine centers and 14 medical isolation centers in all governorates, indicating to the presence of quarantine centers equipped by official bodies and civil societies in case of need. Dr. al-Taweel added that the Ministry created new …