Yesterday, in a press conference, the Health Authority of Autonomous Administration (AA) in Northern and Eastern Syria announced the confirmation of 4 cases of Corona virus in northern and eastern Syria, and to prevent further virus outbreaks.
The decision bearing 85 number stated the following:
1- All border crossings will be completely closed as of Friday morning, 7/24-2020.
2 – for a period of 14 days, any humanitarian cases entering into the Autonomous Administration in Northern and Eastern Syria areas will be quarantined as of the date 24-7-2020.
3- The funeral of the dead due to Corona pandemic is prohibited in the AA areas in the north and east of Syria.
4- Gatherings, ceremonies, weddings, and mourning tents are prohibited in order to protect public health
5- Collective prayers in all places of worship are preserved in order to preserve public health until a further notice.
6- Restaurants work only to meet external requests.
7- Everyone in northern and eastern Syria is required to adhere to the rules of health protection and social separation in all places (workplaces - public places).
8- The competent institutions in the crossings are required to take strict health measures on the crossings (goods - people).
9 - The duration of this decision is 15 days from the date of its publication.