Berdymukhammedov calls for checking the health of residents

On President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov held a meeting devoted to the prevention of the spread of coronavirus in Turkmenistan with Deputy Prime Minister overseeing healthcare and sports Purli Agamyradov and Minister of Education Mamedmurad Geldiniyazov.

The state information agency TDH reported that following Agamyradov’s report on the measures undertaken to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Turkmenistan, the head of state instructed that a comprehensive campaign to identify cases of an acute respiratory disease must be continued.

After being briefed by Geldiniyazov, Berdymukhammedov instructed that the work designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus needs to be carried out in kindergartens, schools and higher educational establishments.

The President also ordered to analyze the state of health of all residents and organize prevention medical exams, including additional control methods. Special groups of healthcare practitioners, who will be carrying out their job responsibilities according to the schedule, are scheduled to be set up in etraps and cities.

As “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” has previously found out, students from one of the Ashgabat schools were obliged to have a sanitizing kit with them.

At the Cabinet session held on 3 April , 2020 Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov charged Purli Agamyradov with the task of monitoring the epidemiological situation across the globe and if needed, undertake additional restriction efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Turkmenistan. Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan

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