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Statement of Clarification

Statement of Clarification

Statement of Clarification

1/3/2020

The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to clarify that the quarantine is a precautionary measure for those who come from areas that registered cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The quarantined persons are not sick, in which it applies to protect their families and community in case any symptoms appeared during the quarantine period. 

MOH added that a total number of 1320 persons are under quarantine. Till the issuance of this statement, the positive-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reached (6) cases and one patient has fully recovered while the rest of the patients are in stable condition.

MOH urges all home quarantined persons to adhere to the quarantine procedures to ensure the health of their families and community.

The Ministry also calls upon everyone to maintain washing hands by water and soap, especially after coughing and sneezing, as well as disposing tissue paper in closed trash and avoiding touch face and eyes unless by clean hands.  



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