Cabinet approves opening all health centers to provide COVID-19 vaccine

Damascus, SANA- The government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic discussed on Saturday readiness of health system to deal with Coronavirus infections, and demanded the public bodies to adhere to procedures related to limiting the spread of the virus and securing face masks for workers and sterilization supplies.

The government team, chaired by Prime Minister, Hussein Arnous, approved the plan of the Ministry of Health to expand the health centers providing vaccination against the virus by opening all medical centers in the provinces and using mobile teams for this purpose.

It is also agreed to assign mobile teams to visit the ministries and public bodies to offer COVID-19 vaccine for workers , stressing the importance of employees in hotels and restaurants, and the teaching and administrative staff of the Ministries of Education and Higher Education and Scientific Research to receive the vaccine.

Minister Arnous stressed the importance of raising awareness among citizens to adhere to precautionary measures.

The work is underway to prepare Dummar Hospital in Damascus or coronavirus intensive care patients and providing it with oxygen generation plant f, in addition to preparing emergency hospitals in Damascus countryside, Homs, and Aleppo, with the ability to put Harasta Hospital into service for corona patients when necessary.

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