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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 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 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 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 …

Apr 28 2020

Quarantine centers throughout country ready to receive returnees from abroad

Provinces, SANA_ Health directorates in the governorates have finished preparing quarantine centers and equipped them with all necessary needs to receive citizens who wish to return from outside Syria. These measures are within the framework of the Ministry of Health plan approved by the cabinet last week, which involves subjecting the persons who are abroad and wish to return to the 14-day quarantine in order to verify their health state and avoid any possible contagion by COVID-19. In the northern Aleppo governorate, Health Directorate announced that it has prepared quarantine centers at the Ibn Khaldoun Hospital, Beit al-Diyafa and the …

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 …

Apr 14 2020

During quarantine period, Damascus Opera House broadcasts concerts online

Damascus, SANA_ During the quarantine period in Syria, The Damascus Opera House will broadcast on its website the concerts it hosted during the last period. This step is part of the preventive measures taken to deal with the novel Coronavirus. The initiative strengthens the concept of culture at a distance that is imposed by the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic. Director General of the Opera Maestro Andre Malouli, told SANA that the cultural institution adopted this measure based on the conviction of the importance of music in spreading positive energy, especially in these circumstances. He clarified that this step offers …

Mar 27 2020

Interior Ministry: Coronavirus testing and quarantining for Syrian citizens coming from Lebanon via illegal crossings

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- The Interior Ministry requested affiliated bodies to do coronavirus test for arrested Syrian citizens who entered Syria from Lebanon via illegal crossings then isolating them in self-quarantine at home for 14 days to ensure that they are not infected with COVID-19 virus. The Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that this comes in the framework of precautionary measures adopted by the government to confront Coronavirus (COVID 19) to ensure public health in Syria and provide the highest general safety standards for citizens and residents due to the health risks carried by the virus. Shaza FORUM

Mar 22 2020

Tests results of 31 persons at quarantine center in Damascus Airport Hotel negative

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Head of the Damascus Countryside Health Directorate Dr. Yasin Nanous said that the samples taken from 31 out of 138 Syrians who arrived on Tuesday from states had registered Coronavirus cases have been tested and came back negative. Nanous said in a statement to SANA that swabs had been taken from all the people that are being quarantined at the hotel and were sent to the referential laboratory for testing, with the tests of 31 of these persons coming back negative, meaning they are not infected with the Coronavirus disease, while the remaining samples will …