Congestion coinciding with 1st Corona case in Kobane

The main markets and streets in Kobane city in the far north of Syria are witnessing an unusual movement, represented by severe overcrowding in light of the Autonomous Administration declaring the first case of the "Covid-19" epidemic in the city.

The Health Body of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria declared 16 infections today, distributed in the regions of al-Raqqa, al-Hasakah, Qamishlo and Kobane, bringing the total number of infections to 82 cases, along with 4 deaths.

Photos taken in different places in Kobane city show crowding and large gatherings of the population, despite the Autonomous Administration's issuance of the decision to prevent gatherings to prevent the spread of the global epidemic.

The only infection in Kobane came to a 20-year-old girl after she had contact with infected people in al-Jazeera region about a week ago, and she is currently being subjected to a quarantine.

As part of the measures taken against the virus, the Health Body prepared during April 3 quarantine centers to contain the suspected cases of having the virus.

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria announced a curfew imposed in al-Jazeera region, while the curfew did not include the areas of the Euphrates region as well as other regions.



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