Armenia extends lockdown for ten days to contain spread of Covid-19

Armenia extends lockdown for ten days to contain spread of Covid-19

Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world.

More than 5,700 people have died from this disease, while more than 152,000 infections have been confirmed in many countries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak as a pandemic.

Armenia will extend the strict measures for another ten days to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

“Having analyzed the situation with the coronavirus, we have reached the conclusion that the strict measures need to be extended for at least ten day,” the Prime Minister said through Facebook Live.

“The coronavirus will reach us very quickly if we fail to take measures,” he added.

Citing foreign media reports suggesting that many of us will get infected anyway, the Prime Minister said the utmost objective is to ensure that the process is controllable.

“We have to ensure that our healthcare system does not face a collapse because of a large number of patients, and especially patients needing intensive care,” he said.

The individual responsibility of each of us the main factor for containing the spread of this virus, the Prime Minister said.

Ստիպված ենք առնվազն 10 օրով երկարացնել խստացված սահմանափակումները։

Posted by Nikol Pashinyan / Նիկոլ Փաշինյան on Tuesday, March 31, 2020