Take control Who about the conditions for lifting restrictions because of COVID

MOSCOW, April 13/ Radio Sputnik. The Director General of the world health organization tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus at a press conference in Geneva has declared that the country can gradually remove the restrictions imposed due to the spread of the coronavirus, subject to certain conditions, and ensure prevention of new infections. It is reported Monday RIA Novosti.

“the control Measures can be lifted only if they introduced the necessary measures in the field of public health, including tracking contacts,” Ghebreyesus said.

the Head of the who believes that before the lifting of restrictions States must ensure that you meet at least six mandatory measures. Namely, the transmission of the virus must be brought under control, the possibility of health-system configured to capture, test, and isolate each case COVID-19 and his contacts.

moreover, you need to ensure the safety of flash for medical institutions to introduce preventive measures in the workplace, in schools and other public areas. It is important to prevent the import of new cases of the virus in the country.

the Ghebreyesus told that in some countries with a large number of poor people to enter the isolation or quarantine measures and restrictions are not worth it. This is due to the fact that poor people, migrants or refugees already living in overcrowded conditions, with limited resources and access to health services. The who calls upon States to focus on human rights in the introduction of restrictive measures.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world recorded almost 1.7 million infections, more than 105 thousand people died.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that the who said, as Russia to bring the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus.

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