WHO confirms that no Coronavirus cases have been detected in Syria

Geneva, SANA – The World Health Organization (WHO) affirmed that no cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been detected in Syria.

The Organization’s media spokesman said in a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon in Geneva that “no cases of the emerging Coronavirus infection has been detected in Syria.”

During a joint press conference Health Minister Dr. Nizar Yazigi a few days ago, WHO Resident Representative Dr. Nima Saeed Abid had lauded the efforts of the Syrian government and the procedures which have been taken in different sectors to counter the spread of Coronavirus, describing them as very important in terms of prevention and reducing the losses in case any infections take place, assuring that the reference laboratory at the Ministry of Health is able to diagnose COVID-19 infection.

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