Health Minister Announces Two Cases with Covid-19 Recovered
The Minister of Public Health and Population, Dr. Taha Al-Mutawakil, announced two cases of Covid -19 in Sana’a, one of them is a 48-year-old man and the other is a 38-year-old woman, stressing that the two cases recovered completely.
Al -Mutawakil also stressed in a press conference held today, Saturday, in Sana’a, that the Ministry continues to follow up on every case of suspicion, praising the efforts of all the competent authorities carried out by the Ministry of Health, day and night.
He reaffirmed the need to strengthen precautionary and preventive measures by citizens and follow the instructions issued by the Ministry of Health at various levels in markets, malls or the work environment, stressing the need to wear gloves and masks in the event of leaving the house and keeping a distance of at least a meter when interacting with others.
The Minister of Health called on citizens to avoid crowded places such as markets and malls, especially these days with the Eid approaching, expressing his hope everyone not to go to the markets as it is considered the main source of transmission of infection.
He said that “everyone should not fear the situation and fall for the global media terrorism because we have noticed that fear and anxiety is in itself a disease that is more deadly than Covid-19.”
The Minister of Health emphasized that it is necessary to focus on the rate of recovery and not to create panic among citizens with injuries only. He called on the media to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health in confronting the Coronavirus and ways to prevent it. All should increase awareness of health guidelines to avoid contracting the virus.
Dr. Al-Mutawakkil warned against rumors about this virus, stressing that the only trusted source of information is the Ministry of Health.