Moldova's National Extraordinary Public Health Commission recommends that citizens wear masks, keep physical distance in closed spaces
21:33 | 28.07.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, 28 July /MOLDPRES/ - A string of measures and recommendations today were approved at a meeting of the National Extraordinary Public Health Commission (CNESP), chaired by Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita, following an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among residents, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
Thus, the national plan on preparation and response to the infection with the new-type coronavirus will be updated in accordance with the evolution of the epidemiological situation and potential scenarios. The commission adopted recommendations as to the wearing of protection masks in the public and private medical and sanitary institutions, public transport, commercial centres, food shops and non-food shops. Also, CNESP recommends the observance of the physical distance between people of at least one metre, observance of rules of hygiene of hands and respiratory hygiene, as well as the observance, under one’s own responsibility, of the self-isolation regime by infected people.
The prophylaxis measures for the protection and prevention of the transmission of COVID-19 are to be enforced at social institutions, including the centres of temporary placement for refugees, education institutions and public transport. At the same time, the process of informing citizens about the importance of vaccination in preventing the disease will continue.
According to data unveiled by the Health Ministry, on 18-27 July, 5,793 cases of infection with COVID-19 were recorded in Moldova, up by 72.7 per cent against the week before.