Jun 04, 2020 09:09 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jun 04, 2020 19:40 Asia/Tehran]
  • Hassan Rouhani stresses implementing health protocols
    Hassan Rouhani stresses implementing health protocols

Tehran (IP) - Iran's President emphasized the need for continuous monitoring of the strict implementation of health protocols and guidelines to combat the Coronavirus spread by all national and provincial officials.

Iran PressIran News: Talking to the Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Seed Namaki on the phone, Hassan Rouhani referred to the country's approach to curbing the spread of COVID-19, saying: "The only way to control Corona is to follow the relevant protocols and instructions carefully."

Rouhani also said that extensive information on Media and cyberspace would be an important factor in attracting the support and cooperation of the people to comply with health protocols.

Concerning traveling increase in recent days and the possibility of a new Coronavirus outbreak in some cities, the president said: "Iranians need to know that if warnings are not taken seriously in every part of the country and the outbreak of the disease rises again, the authorities will have to re-impose the restrictions which will cause problems to citizens running their normal life along with serious economic damage to the society."

Hassan Rouhani stated: "The re-emergence of the Corona beyond any economic damage will threaten our dear people's health and it is not appropriate when we have reached a successful stage in controlling the spread of the disease with people's support and authorities' serious steps, we lose this great achievement due to negligence."

In his report to the President, the Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education referred to sending experienced teams from successful provinces to control the disease to some southern and western provinces where the outbreak of the disease has re-emerged and explained that the deployment of these teams, in addition to the possibility of exchanging experience in these provinces, has also increased the scope for testing suspected individuals.

Namaki also said that the presence of these teams increases the resident medical staff's morale thus reducing the number of critically ill patients and also helping to bring down the Covid-19 death toll.

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