Dr. Walid Al Mana, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, in a press conference today , stressed the need to adhere to individual responsibility and adhere to decisions, precautionary measures and preventive measures to preserve the health and safety of everyone.
This is in light of the fact that daily laboratory tests have revealed a rise in the number of existing cases of coronavirus caused by contact with existing cases.
One of the most important reasons for the high average basic reproduction (R0) among citizens is family and social gatherings, going out of the house for non-necessities, as well as failure to adhere to the necessary health instructions and guidelines and complacency in the proper application of preventive measures.
The absorptive capacity of isolation and treatment centers is 8,511 beds and occupancy is 5061 beds, and the capacity of precautionary quarantine centers is 3410 beds, of which 492 beds are occupied.
It is important to wear masks when meeting people who have underlying health conditions and conditions or who are the most vulnerable at risk within the same family, it was stressed.
The Ministry called on everyone to extract information about the coronavirus from the Ministry of Health and the relevant official bodies as part of their individual responsibility.