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Jan 19 2021

Worldwide coronavirus infections pass 96 million

Capitals, SANA- The novel coronavirus has claimed lives of two million and 50 thousand people worldwide since its appearance last December 2019.  The American Worldometers Website stated that the total number of infections worldwide has reached up to 96,051,223, while the number of recoveries has amounted to 68,717,376 persons.  In Ukraine, Minister of Health, Maxim Stepanov announced that over the past 24 hours, 3,939 infections have been recorded in the country, including 131 children and 238 members of the medical staff, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 1,167,655, in addition to recording 177 deaths as the …

Jan 12 2021

Health Ministry: 98 new coronavirus cases registered, 69 cases recover, 7 pass away

Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced that 98 new coronavirus cases were registered in the country, and 69 patients infected with the virus have recovered while 7 others have passed away. In a statement on Monday, the Ministry said that the total number of Coronavirus cases in the country reached up to 12,462, of which 6098 cases recovered and 781 passed away. The first Coronavirus case registered in Syria was reported on March 22nd last year and the first mortality was recorded one week later. Hala Zain FORUM

Jan 7 2021

Health Ministry: 98 new coronavirus cases recorded, 67 patients recover, 6 pass away

Damascus, SANA- The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced that 98 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Syria, adding that 67 coronavirus patients recovered while 6 others passed away. In a statement, the Ministry noted that the total number of the registered coronavirus cases in Syria has reached up to 11, 988 up till now, of which 5,753 have recovered and 747 have passed away. The first coronavirus case was recorded in Syria on March 22nd last year in a person who came from abroad, while the first coronavirus death was registered on the 29th of the same month. Rafah al-Allouni …

Jun 10 2020

Health Ministry: 6 new Coronavirus cases registered, 6 previous cases recovered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Wednesday evening that 6 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered, and 6 of the previously registered cases have recovered. The Ministry said that the 6 new cases were among persons who had been in contact with infected persons in Ras al-Ma’ara in Damascus Countryside, raising the total number of registered cases in Syria to 152, The Ministry also said that 6 patients who had been diagnosed with the virus have recovered, raising the number of recoveries to 68. Baraa Ali / Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Jun 6 2020

Health Ministry: 5 Coronavirus patients recover, 1 new case registered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Saturday that a five Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have recovered, raising the number of recoveries in Syria to 58. The Ministry also said a new case was registered for a person working as a driver operating between Syria and Jordan, which raises the number of cases in Syria to 125 cases, 6 of which have passed away. Mhd. Ibrahim / Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Jun 2 2020

Health Ministry: One Coronavirus patients passed away, 4 others recovered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said on Tuesday that one Coronavirus (COVID-19) patient has passed away, raising the total number of deaths to 6. The Ministry said the patient suffered from asthma and had undergone open heart surgery in the past. The Ministry also announced that four patients have recovered, raising the total number of recoveries to 50 out of the 123 cases registered in Syria. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Jun 1 2020

Health Ministry: New Coronavirus case registered, raising total in Syria to 123

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Monday that a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) case has been registered in Syria, and that the patient had interacted with another person who was infected in Swieda, and the new patient is currently quarantined. This raises the total number of cases in Syria to 123, 46 of them having recovered while 5 have passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

May 25 2020

Curfew and restriction of movement among provinces lifted as of Tuesday May 26th

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The government team in charge with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic decided to lift the nightly curfew completely as of the evening of Tuesday May 26th. This came following a comprehensive review and evaluation of the steps taken to confront the virus, with the steps being taken seeking to balance health safety on one side and restoring economic life on the other. The team decided to lift the restriction of movement among provinces and allow public transportation among them, as well as extending the period during which shops can open to be from 8 AM …

May 25 2020

Health Ministry: 20 new infections with coronavirus registered in Syria

Damascus, SANA_ The number of infections with coronavirus has risen to 106 as the Health Ministry announced on Monday that 20 new cases have been reported among the Syrian citizens, who recently came back home via Syrian flights from several countries. 15 of the new cases were among the Syrians who came back from Kuwait, 3 from Sudan, 1 from Russia and 1 from Kuwait. On Sunday, the Ministry announced that 4 more cases have recovered raising the number of recoveries to 41. The number of deaths from coronavirus is 4. The Ministry has not registered any local coronavirus case …

May 24 2020

Health Ministry: 16 new coronavirus cases registered in Syria, four cases recovered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced on Sunday that 16 new cases of coronavirus were registered among the Syrian arrivals from abroad, six of which are from Emirates, two from Sudan, four from Russia, and four from Kuwait to raise the total number to 86 infections. The Ministry said in a statement that the number of coronavirus infections in Syria reached 86 ones until today, 41 of them have recovered while four have died. The Ministry has not registered any local coronavirus cases in Syria since the beginning of May. On March 22nd, the first case of Coronavirus was …

May 23 2020

Health Minister: Tests of people who interacted with suspected Coronavirus case in Tartous are negative

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Commenting on the talk related to closing down Tartous port after suspecting that a Russian person there was infected with Coronavirus, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi clarified that the situation is different from how it being portrayed. The Minister said that when a Russian person at the port was tested for COVID-19, the test came back positive, noting that this test is 70% accurate. He said that out of concern for the health of workers in the port and everyone else in the area, the workers were prevented from leaving the port until all those who …

May 22 2020

Car rally in Damascus marking al-Quds Day

Damascus, SANA- Under the slogan” Al-Quds, the path of Martyrs “, a car rally was held on Friday marking the International al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day, in compliance with the precautionary measures taken to tackle the coronavirus. The rally set off from Umayyad Square towards Mazzeh highway to al-Akram Mosque and back to the square. The participants raised the national flags, and flags of Palestine. The International al-Quds Day is an annual event held on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan. The event was first initiated by the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 to express solidarity with the …

May 21 2020

Pushkov: Western countries are still providing support to terrorists in Syria

Related Articles Moscow, SANA- Chairman of the Commission on Information and Media of the Russian Federation Council Alexey Pushkov said that the Western countries are still supporting terrorist organizations in Syria, and insisting on imposing its unilateral coercive measures against the country despite of the global pandemic that the world suffers from due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Pushkov’s remarks came during a press conference via video Conference quoted by Rossiya Segodnya agency on Thursday. Pushkov called on lifting unilateral and coercive US and Western sanctions  imposed on the countries in the wake of a global coronavirus pandemic, …

May 17 2020

Health Ministry: 7 new Coronavirus cases registered among persons coming from Kuwait

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said on Sunday that 7 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been registered among persons coming from Kuwait. This raises the total number of cases in Syria to 58, 36 of them having recovered while 3 had passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

May 16 2020

Health Ministry: One new Coronavirus case registered, patient was among arrivals from UAE

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Saturday that a new case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been registered, and that the patient is one of the arrivals from the UAE. With this, the total number of Coronavirus cases registered in Syria reached 51, 36 of which having recovered while 3 passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

May 16 2020

Health Ministry: Last 6 Coronavirus cases were among arrivals from abroad

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said that the last 6 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases that have been registered in Syria were among people who had arrived from abroad, and that no cases among residents in the country have been registered since the beginning of May. In a statement to SANA on Saturday, Assistant Director of the Contagious and Terminal Diseases Department at the Ministry, Dr. Atef al-Tawil, said that the last six cases were diagnosed via PCR tests conducted to people who came from abroad who had no symptoms. He noted that during the past two weeks, 13 …

May 15 2020

Health Ministry: 7 Coronavirus patients recovered, 2 new cases registered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said on Friday that 7 of the registered Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Syria have recovered, raising the total of recoveries to 36. The Ministry also said that 2 new cases have been registered, raising the total number of cases in Syria to 50, 3 of which having passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

May 14 2020

Health Ministry: 4224 out of 6781 quarantined people discharged so far

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced that the total number of persons who have been quarantined as of February 5th 2020 and until now is 6781, 4224 of them having been discharged while 2557 are still under observation. In a statement on Thursday, Assistant Director of the Infectious and Terminal Diseases Department at the Ministry Dr. Atef al-Tawil said that 13 planes transporting 2770 Syrians stranded abroad have arrived in Syria coming from nine countries via Syrian Airlines over the two past weeks , noting that quarantine centers have been prepared to accommodate all the coming persons, in cooperation …

May 12 2020

Plane transporting more than 260 Syrians from UAE arrives in Lattakia

Lattakia, SANA – A Syrian Airlines plane carrying more than 260 Syrians who had been stranded abroad arrived at Lattakia International Airport, coming from Sharjah Airport in the UAE. Head of the General Health Programs Department at Lattakia Health Directorate Dr. Wafaa Halloum said medical teams received the passengers, conducted general tests, and provided assistance to those who need it. Halloum said another team sanitized the passengers’ luggage, then the passengers were sent via buses to the quarantine centers set up at La Mira and Blue Beach hotels where they will stay for 14 days to ascertain that they are …

May 10 2020

Prayers and Sunday Mass performed in churches again after suspension due to coronavirus

Damascus, SANA- Churches in various provinces across the country on Sunday reopened to perform prayers and masses with commitment to necessary health procedures to confront coronavirus. Prayers are being performed under strict health controls that impose on persons who pray to wear facemasks, achieve social distancing, in addition to disinfecting the churches and no patients and children attendance and those who showing symptoms similar to coronavirus. The duration of the ceremony should not exceed 10 minutes after the churches announced that they will open for performing Sunday mass 10,5,2020. Prayers expressed their happiness over participation in the Sunday mass after …

May 9 2020

Plane transporting 250 Syrians arrives from Sudan

Damascus, SANA – A Syrian Airlines plane with 250 Syrians who had been stranded abroad arrived at Damascus International Airport on Saturday evening, coming from Khartoum Airport in Sudan. Director of Damascus Health Directorate Dr. Hazar Raef told journalists that the passengers were transported via buses to quarantine centers, where they will stay for 14 days to make sure that they are not infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Raef said that as soon as the plane landed, a medical team measured the passengers’ temperatures and registered their data, and then were transported immediately to the quarantine centers that are nearest …

May 8 2020

Bachelet: Terrorists exploiting COVID-19 pandemic to inflict violence on civilians in Syria

Related Articles Geneva, SANA – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said that terrorist groups in Syria are exploiting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to inflict violence on civilians. Bachelet said on Friday that several armed groups in Syria, including Daesh (ISIS), appear to view the global focus on the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to regroup and inflict violence on the population. The Commissioner warned that this situation as a “ticking time-bomb that must not be ignored.” Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

May 7 2020

Plane carrying Syrians stranded abroad arrives at Damascus Int’l Airport from Egypt

Damascus, SANA- A plane of the Syrian Airlines carrying 232 Syrian citizens stranded abroad landed at Damascus International Airport on Thursday coming from Cairo Airport in Egypt in implementation of the decisions of the government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus. Transport Ministry said that the plane which came from Cairo Airport to Damascus International Airport, was carrying 218 passengers and 14 infants. For her part, Director of Damascus Health, Hazar Raef said that the passengers will undergo a 14-day quarantine at health quarantine centers in Damascus International Airport’s hotel and complex no.20 of the University City of Bassel al-Assad …

May 6 2020

Health Ministry: A new coronavirus case registered in Syria

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced on Wednesday that a new coronavirus was registered in Syria to raise the total infections to 45. The Ministry said in a statement that the number of coronavirus infections in Syria reached 45 until today, 27 of them have recovered while three have died. The first case of coronavirus registered in Syria was on March 22nd for a coming person. Shaza FORUM

May 4 2020

President al-Assad holds meeting with government team for confronting Coronavirus to discuss latest developments

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday met with the government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its repercussions, discussing the latest developments in confronting the pandemic and its effects on the daily lives of citizens, particularly in terms of living conditions. President al-Assad said that this meeting comes after several weeks of applying the precautionary measures and several months of the pandemic’s spread and its deep and clear effects that accelerate rapidly, particularly since there is no tangible sign of anything for confronting this pandemic. His Excellency said that regarding the situation in …

May 4 2020

Health Ministry: 2554 out of 3325 quarantined people discharged so far

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced that the total number of people that have been quarantined as of February 5th 2020 and until now is 3325, 2554 of them having been discharged while 771 are still under observation. In a statement on Monday, Assistant Director of the Infectious and Terminal Diseases Department at the Ministry Dr. Atef al-Tawil said that as the first three planes transporting Syrians returning from abroad, the Ministry is working to prepare quarantine centers to accommodate everyone and provide the necessary care for them. The Ministry said that hospitals and health centers are …

May 3 2020

Cabinet: Restoring economic and development activities in provinces

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- Cabinet began a review plan for economic, development and service projects which had been approved during the government visits in provinces aimed at resuming economic and development activities in all provinces. During its weekly session on Sunday chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the cabinet decided to restore public and private economic and development activities in all provinces, and complete government projects with  of  a 90 % implementation rate and priority projects which have already been initiated to put them into implementation as soon as possible. The cabinet was also briefed on the Health Ministry’s plan …

Apr 29 2020

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Apr 28 2020

Health Ministry launches service showing distribution of Coronavirus cases in Syria

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry launched a service on its website which shows the distribution of registered Coronavirus cases in Syria, sorting them by provinces, age groups, gender, and cause of infection. The service also contains information on the 5 official labs that conduct COVID-19 tests, and the centers for quarantine and isolation. The service showed that the 43 cases in Syria are distributed as follows:-30 cases in Damascus Countryside, 11 of which recovered, 1 passed away, 18 being treated.-12 cases in Damascus, 8 of which recovered, 2 passed away, 2 being treated.-1 case in Daraa currently …

Apr 26 2020

Health Ministry: Three more Coronavirus patients have recovered, one new case registered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry announced on Sunday that three more patients who were among the registered Coronavirus cases have recovered, raising the total of recoveries in Syria to 14. The Ministry also announced that another Coronavirus case has been diagnosed, raising the total of cases registered in the country to 43, 14 of which having recovered while 3 had passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 25 2020

Health Ministry: Five more Coronavirus patients recovered

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said that five patients among the Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases registered in Syria have recovered, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 11. The total of Coronavirus cases registered in Syria to this day are 42, with 11 patients recovering and 3 passing away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 21 2020

Health Minister: Number of recovering Coronavirus patients rises to 6

Related Articles Damascus, SANA  – The Health Minister announced on Tuesday that one of the registered Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients has recovered, raising the total of recovering patients to 6. So far, 39 cases of Coronavrirus have been registered in Syria, 6 of which having recovered, while 3 have passed away. FORUM

Apr 20 2020

President al-Assad to Zarif: Coronavirus crisis exposed the failure and immorality of Western regimes

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the accompanying delegation. At the start of the meeting, President al-Assad offered condolences to Iran and its people over the victims of the Coronavirus, voicing regret that this pandemic has become a subject of political investment by some states in the West, mainly the United States which continues to impose sanctions on states despite of these exceptional humanitarian circumstances. His Excellency said the Coronavirus crisis has exposed the failure of the Western regimes as well as their immorality, because the pandemic showed …

Apr 18 2020

Curfew duration altered in Ramadan, all commercial and services professions to resume operations

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The government team in charge of confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) altered the curfew duration across the country during the month of Ramadan, making it from 7:30 PM to 6 AM, while maintaining the restriction of movement between city centers and rural areas and between provinces. During the its meeting on Saturday, chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the team tasked the Foreign, Interior, Health, and Transport Ministries with addressing the matter of Syrian citizens who are stranded abroad and setting criteria for returning them in a manner that complies with safety and health procedures, mainly …

Apr 17 2020

Russia sends medical aid to support Syrian health sector in the fight against Coronavirus

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry on Friday received a shipment of medical aid from Russia that contains equipment for detecting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and treating patients suffering from this virus, in addition to protective equipment for medical staff. The first batch of aid includes 50 respirators, around 10,000 COVID-19 test kits, 1,000 multi-use protective suits, and 1,000 single-use protective suits. The second batch containing 150 respirators is scheduled to arrive on April 20th. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 17 2020

Health Ministry: Five new Coronavirus cases registered, raising the total to 38

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Five new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been registered in Syria, raising the total of cases in the country to 38, the Health Ministry said in a statement on Friday evening. Out of the 38 cases registered in Syria, 5 patients have recovered while 2 have passed away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 14 2020

Health Ministry: 4 new Coronavirus cases registered, raising total to 29

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 4 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered. This raises the total of Coronavirus cases in Syria to 29, with 5 of the patients having recovered and 2 passing away. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 11 2020

Suspension of schools and universities extended until May 2nd

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The government team in charge of confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) decided to extend the suspension of school and university attendance until May 2nd. During its meeting on Saturday chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, the team stressed the need for the strict implementation of the curfew in all areas to restrict movement and limit gatherings that endanger public health. The team agreed on principle to provide reimbursement for day and weekly workers and freelancers whose work has stopped due to the steps taken to curb the Coronavirus, tasking the relevant work teams to collect the …

Apr 11 2020

Health Ministry: Six New Coronavirus infections in Syria

Damascus, SANA_ Six new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections were registered in Syria on Saturday, bringing the number of the cases to 25, Health Ministry said. Four of the registered cases have recovered so far and two others died. The first dead case of Coronavirus was registered on March 29th. Last March 22, the first case of Coronavirus was registered in Syria in a person who had come from abroad. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM

Apr 10 2020

Al-Jaafari: Western sanctions on Syria and other countries hinder the containment of Coronavirus

Related Articles New York, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed the need to lift the Western sanctions imposed on Syria in light of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, stressing that these sanctions undermine the UN’s calls for solidarity and cooperation against this pandemic. In a video conference for the UN General Assembly on Friday for discussing the best methods to reduce the economic and social impact of Coronavirus, al-Jaafari said that Syria is undergoing exceptional circumstances related to the economic and social impact of the terrorist war which is accompanied …

Apr 7 2020

Health Ministry prepared 14 centers for treating Coronavirus patients

Damascus, SANA – The Health Ministry has set up 14 fully-equipped and fully-staffed centers for medical isolation to treat cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Director of al-Zabadani National Hospital in Damascus Countryside Dr. Ali Moussa said the hospital, which is one of the 14 centers, is equipped to treat patients infected with the virus, with a staff of 220 people that have been trained in all the relevant procedures and who have all the necessary protective gear. Moussa said managing Coronavirus cases differs depending on the state of the patient in terms of medication, the need for a respirator or IVs, …

Apr 7 2020

Economy Ministry suspends export of a number of medicines

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Economy and Foreign Trade Ministry suspended the exportation of a number of medicines until further notice as part of the efforts to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and ensure the availability of these medicines in the market. The medicines include azithromycin and chloroquine, as well as paracetamol and other medicines that reduce fever and elevated body temprature. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Apr 5 2020

Health Ministry: Three  new Coronavirus infections in Syria  

Damascus, SANA_ Three new Coronavirus infections were registered in Syria on Sunday, bringing the number of the cases to 19, Health Ministry said. Two of the registered cases have recovered so far and two others died. On Saturday, the ministry announced that two cases out of the registered in Syria have recovered. The first dead case of Coronavirus was registered on March 29th. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM

Mar 31 2020

Suspicious loads dropped by unknown planes in Yemen!

Saudi coalition media claim the loads contain masks, gloves and sanitizer. But health ministry of rescue administration and Ansar Allah officials warned people to not touch them, in case they are infected. Ansar Allah’s intelligence sent search teams to find the loads. It is noteworthy that Saudi coalition attacked drinking water facilities in Kamran Island in al-Hudaydah and a stable of horses in Sanaa under cover of attacking Ansar Allah’s missile facilities. FORUM

Mar 31 2020

Sayyid Nasrallah: After Corona, we may face a new world order and new situation

– “We do not know if this United States is still united or divided? Is European Union still union or divided?” – “It is not clear which government remains and which doesn’t. We don’t know which super powers will remain and which doesn’t. I don’t say it. I just say we should be warning.” – “What is happening today is much bigger than the world Wars because it has entered in all dimensions. Cultural, ideological, religious, intellectual, and philosophical debates have taken place today with what is happening in the world. There has been an earthquake in all things related …

Mar 30 2020

Education Ministry prepares emergency centers and hotlines for medical consultations

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Education Ministry prepared emergency centers for medical consultations and hotlines for answering questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement on Monday, the Ministry said citizens can call these hotlines from 8 AM to 4 PM. The Ministry prepared 3 emergency centers in Damascus, 2 in each of Damascus Countryside, Quneitra, Daraa, Sweida, Homs, Hama, Aleppo, Lattakia, and Tartous, in addition to one center in Deir Ezzor. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Mar 29 2020

Interior Ministry: Syrians who enter the country illegally from Lebanon will be quarantined and prosecuted

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The Interior Ministry said that all Syrian citizens who enter the country from Lebanon through illegal crossing points will be quarantined and prosecuted. The Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that all those who facilitate this illegal entry will also be prosecuted. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Mar 28 2020

Interior Minister: Decision to restrict commuting seeks to reduce crowding and prevent the spread of Coronavirus

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Interior Minister Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun said the decision taken by the government team to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to restrict movement between province centers and rural areas aims at reducing crowding, thereby preventing the spread of the virus. In an interview given to the Syrian TV on Saturday, Rahmoun said that the decision restricts movement between each province center and its rural areas, and not movement between provinces, which seeks to reduce crowding and contact among individuals in cities to prevent the spreading of contagion. He noted that people were given 48 hours before the …

Mar 27 2020

Phone call between President al-Assad and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – A phone called was held between President Bashar al-Assad and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, during which they discussed the repercussions of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Crown Prince affirmed that the UAE supports the Syrian people during these extraordinary circumstances, saying that Syria will not remain alone in these critical circumstances. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Mar 27 2020

As part of efforts to confront Coronavirus, commuting between province centers and other areas to be restricted

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – The government team tasked with following up on the procedures to confront Coronavirus (COVID-19) decided to prevent the commuting of citizens between province centers and all other urban and rural areas at all times excluding those with clearance as of 2 PM on Sunday 29/03/2020 and until further notice. The Interior Ministry is tasked with overseeing the implementation of the decision in cooperation with security forces and military checkpoints. This decision excludes all those who are exempted from the previous decisions related to curfew and commuting restrictions. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM