The head of Turkmenistan confirmed absence of cases of disease COVID-19in the country

The head of Turkmenistan confirmed absence of cases of disease COVID-19in the country

President Berdimuhamedov at the out of the office session of the government stated that as a result of the preventive actions held in Turkmenistan till now no coronavirus infection cases have been registered.

The out of the office session concerning public health services took place in the village Yzgant near Ashkhabad after the opening of the regional infectious hospital.

The head of the state noted that the coronavirus pandemic, having captured huge spaces, poses a serious threat to all mankind. As he said, from first days of occurrence in the acute pneumonia world preventive measures have been taken for protection of health of inhabitants of the country. In particular a special control has been established on the frontier.

Also the president underlined that in sufficient volumes necessary medicines, expendable materials, the medical equipment, diagnostic and other means have been purchased. And for observance of the quarantine mode in Ashkhabad and regions special points were created.

The head of the state gave special attention to cooperation with the United Nations and its divisions, including, WHO. He noted that together with this organisation the plan of maintenance of readiness of the country for combat with coronavirus infection was developed.

«The country’s government continues to accept all necessary practical steps aimed at struggle against the pandemic. As a result of the preventive actions held till now it has not been registered any coronavirus infection case that is a positive indicator and our big achievement», – the Turkmen leader underlined.

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