Ministry of Health: The number of infections with the Coronavirus in Syria has increased to five

Damascus, (ST) - The Ministry of Health announced a new infection with Coronavirus today to raise the total number to five.

The ministry said in a statement to SANA that the infected person had arrived from abroad several days ago and had been quarantined directly.His test results today proved positive for Coronavirus .

The Ministry of Health announced earlier today  recording three new infections of Coronavirus in Syria.

In a statement to SANA, the Ministry of Health indicated that the three cases are from the group that had been put in al-Dweir center for quarantine last week.

The Deputy Minister of Health Dr. Ahmed Khelifaoui stressed that the infected people will remain in the quarantine center until laboratory analyzes give negative results.

Turkish occupation and its mercenaries cut water to al-Hasakah after government re-pumped it this morning

Hasaka(ST) - Turkish occupation forces and its terrorist mercenaries cut off water supplies from Alouk water station after only hours of its operation this morning. This means the people of Hasaka will continue to suffer as a result of lack of  water for the fourth day in row.

In a statement Director General of Hasaka Water Company Mahmoud al-Ukla told SANA that company’s workers are ready to operate Alouk water station again after its  work was stopped by the Turkish occupation and its terrorist mercenaries.

He affirmed that the company’s continued efforts to operate it as  it is the only source for providing drinking water for more than a million people in Hasaka and the residential neighborhoods there.

Terrorist groups destroy the bridge of the village of al-Kafir in the area of Jisr al-Shughour in Idlib

IDLIB, (ST)  - Terrorist groups blew up the al-Kafir village bridge in Jisr al-Shughour district in Idlib, located on the international road, Aleppo-Lattakia, “M4”, in order to impede the movement of the patrols, due to be conducted on the road, violating the cessation of hostilities agreement reached on the fifth of this month.

The terrorists destroyed the bridge of the village of Al-Kafir in the area of Jisr al-Shughour by detonating it with explosives in order to cut off the international road “M4and prevent its return to service, civil and media sources said.

Terrorist groups destroyed on the 16th of this month, the Mumbel Bridge to prevent traffic on the road.

7 new isolation centers have been equipped for coronavirus cases in 4 Syrian provinces

PROVINCES, (ST)_ At least 7 centers have been equipped in the provinces of Lattakia, Hasaka, Hama and Daraa to quarantine suspected and confirmed cases of coronavirus. 
According to the Director of Health Directorate in Lattakia province Dr. Hwazen Makhlouf, alHeffeh Hospital has received 18 people, who entered illegally into Syria, and their quarantine period [ 14 days] will end in the coming days. 

Nine civilians seriously wounded in an attack by Turkish-backed terrorists in Raqqa countryside

RAQQA, (ST)- Nine civilians including a child were seriously wounded after Turkish-backed terrorist groups attacked al-Sukkariya village in Tal Abyad area in the northern countryside of  Raqqa.

Local sources said that a terrorist group affiliated to the so-called Filaq al-Majd (Legion of Glory), backed by the Turkish occupation forces, tried to steal a herd of sheep that belongs to the locals of al- Sukkariyya village in the countryside of the city of Tal Abyad in Raqqa. When the locals discovered this, the terrorists threw bombs and opened machinegun fire on them and ran away.

PM assures the Syrians that basic materials and supplies won’t disappear from markets because of anti-coronavirus measures

DAMASCUS, (ST)-Prime Minster Imad Khamis has assured the Syrians that basic materials and supplies won’t disappear from the markets due to the anti-coronavirus measures in the country, as the process of importing these materials has never stopped.

In a press conference on Tuesday, the premier said that the process of importing medicine, oil derivatives, sugar, wheat, flour, rice and other basic materials has been continuous, but some obstacle are facing the distribution process as a result of the precautionary measures adopted by the government to prevent the spread of the virus.

He pointed out that the government is working to find solutions to surpass these obstacles.

From the first days of coronavirus outbreak in the world, Syria has worked out plans to combat a possible spread of the pandemic in the country taking into consideration that the country is still in a state of war against terrorism, said Khamis, pointing out that the government’s priorities have changed given the new health challenges with the purpose of avoiding human losses.

Process of re-pumping drinking water to Hasaka resumes after three days of water cuts by Turkish occupation forces

HASAKA, (ST)- Director of the Hasaka Water Establishment told SANA on Wednesday that the process of re-pumping drinking water from Alouk water station to Hasaka city and the surrounding residential areas has been resumed after three days of water cuts by the Turkish occupation forces and its terrorist mercenaries.