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President Al-Assad, Mrs. Asama Al-Assad return to work normally after end of quarantine period

Damascus, (ST) - The Presidency of the Republic announced on Tuesday that President Bashar Al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad have returned to work normally on Tuesday after the symptoms of Covid-19 had disappeared.

News published by the Presidency of the Republic on Facebook, mentioned that after the end of the quarantine period, and the disappearance of Covid-19 symptoms, the negative PCR swabs that were conducted for them, President Bashar Al-Assad and Mrs. Asma Al-Assad returned today to their work normally, and they wish for speedy recovery to all patients.

On March 8th, the Presidency of the Republic announced that President Al-Assad and Mrs. Asma Al-Assad were infected with the coronavirus and that they were in a good health, and stable condition.

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President Al-Assad orders securing 25 tons of oxygen as a first batch of aid to Lebanon amid coronavirus crisis

President Bashar Al-Assad has ordered securing 25 tons of oxygen as a first batch of medical aid to Lebanon amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis in the country.

Syria’s Health Minister Hassan Al-Ghabash met on Wednesday with Lebanon’s Caretaker Minister of Public Health Hamad Hassan to discuss the crisis that resulted from the vast outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Lebanon.

In a press conference following the meeting, Al-Ghabbash said that Syria will provide Lebanon with 75 tons of oxygen over three days in a way that doesn’t affect the availability of oxygen in Syria.

On his part, the Lebanese minister thanked President Al-Assad for the fraternal and responsible response which will help in saving the lives of many Lebanese, stressing that “we have shared many honorable stances, and today we are sharing the battle against the corona epidemic”.

He said that “after the Lebanese hospitals have run out of oxygen, we requested oxygen supplies from the Syrian health Ministry and the response was very quick.”

President Al-Assad and his wife recovering from COVID-19

The health condition of President Bashar Al-Assad and the First Lady, Mrs. Asma Al-Assad, is gradually getting better as they are in the phase of recovery from COVID-19, the Syrian Presidency announced on Wednesday.

In news posted on its facebook account, the presidency said citing the national medical team supervising the treatment process that “nine days after President Al-Assad and Mrs. Asma were infected with the COVID-19 virus, the laboratory and radiological indicators of their health condition are gradually returning to their normal values and they are reassuring.”

The team stressed that that they are in the recovery phase.

President Al-Assad and Mrs. Al-Assad test positive for Covid-19

DAMASCUS,(ST)_The Syrian Presidency has announced that President Bashar Al-Assad and Mrs. Asma Al-Assad  have tested positive for Covid-19 and their health condition is stable.
 
It said on its Facebook account: "After feeling mild symptoms similar to those of infection with Covid-19, President Bashar al-Assad and Mrs. Asma Al-Assad conducted a PCR test, and the result was positive. Their health condition is good and stable, and they will continue their work during their home quarantine period, which will last from  2-3 weeks.

Commissioned by President Al-Assad, Ambassador Abdel-Karim participates in the funeral ceremony of Arab intellectual Al-Nakkash

Beirut  (ST):  Delegated by President Bashar Al-Assad, the Syrian ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Abdel-Karim, participated in the funeral of the late Arab thinker Anis Al-Nakkash  to his final resting place in Ghbeiry in the Lebanese capital Beirut.

During his participation in the funeral ceremony, Ambassador Abdul Karim offered President al-Assad's condolences to the family of the deceased, who thanked President al-Assad for this generous gesture, which had a great effect on their condolences.