Lebanon maintains caution as it moves back to normal life

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Hassan considered that the cabinet has presented an “atypical image” of the common performance of the state in its confrontation of the coronavirus, referring as well to the international recognition for the state’s performance in the respect.

by Annahar Staff -Source: Annahar

Health Minister Hamad Hassan during a recent media appearance. (Photo/NNA)

BEIRUT: Public Health Minister Hamad Hassan, indicated Saturday that the country is at an advanced phase of preparedness and response and is currently in the second stage of returning to normal life, reiterating the need to maintain caution and alertness.

“We were able to contain the spread of the Covid 19 virus, and in Riyak today, the tests that were collected resulted in no cases of the spread of the epidemic,” Hassan said.

His words came during a meeting held at the Riyak-Haoush Hala Municipality building hall, where he had a closer look at the measures undertaken to combat the Corona virus after the emergence of infections inside the town.

Attending the meeting were: “Strong Republic” bloc member, MP George Okais, “Loyalty to Resistance” bloc member, MP Anwar Joumaa, Municipality Head Jean Maacaron and members of the Municipal Council, as well as the Head of Eastern Zahle Municipalities Union Ibrahim Nasser, Hrawi Governmental Hospital Board Chairman Nicola Maacaron, alongside representatives of private hospitals, physicians and dignitaries from region.

Hassan considered that the cabinet has presented an “atypical image” of the common performance of the state in its confrontation of the coronavirus, referring as well to the international recognition for the state’s performance in the respect.

Nevertheless, he reminded that “we ought to remain careful since this virus spreads rapidly and has a lot of mystery,” adding that “the drugs have good results, but we are waiting for the vaccine to be completely reassured.”

“In Singapore, the results were disastrous after the ban was quickly lifted…We are working according to specific Lebanese data, and we are dealing realistically with matters in the hope that we will reach a happy ending,” the Health Minister affirmed.

 

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