Corona on the holiday .. Awareness is the master of the situation


The circumstance of the Coronavirus pandemic still hangs over the world and casts a shadow over the lives of people across the globe, and with it the precautionary measures increase and spread awareness among the people, especially as we are coming a few days after Eid Al-Fitr, in which family visits and social gatherings abound to celebrate this happy occasion.
Meanwhile, the responsible authorities are betting – in addition to the measures that are being taken – on the great awareness that has become a major feature of the majority of people in addition to commitment and adherence to the announced measures to limit the spread of that virus, eliminate it, and return life to its way sooner.
In this context, Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the spokesperson for the health sector in the Emirates, stressed the importance of continuing to adhere to preventive and precautionary measures, during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, and to move away from all behaviors that may harm the achievements made in surrounding the spread of the virus and the decrease in cases of infection during the past stage.
She indicated that laxity in the precautionary requirements such as physical distancing and wearing a muzzle during social events has led in earlier times to an increase in the cases of the new Corona virus and caused the infection of entire families, which necessitates everyone to exercise utmost caution and caution during Eid al-Fitr and avoid visits and family gatherings.
In statements to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Dr. Farida Al Hosani said that the festive period requires more commitment to preventive measures, and to provide the greatest possible protection for the categories of the elderly, people with chronic diseases, and children, who we recommend staying away from all forms of gatherings related to holidays, such as family visits, shopping and other Activities that may put them at risk of contracting the virus.
The National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority has called on all members of society to cooperate and adhere to procedures and instructions, to avoid family visits and gatherings, and to limit them only to members of the same family who live in the same house, taking care to wear masks and adhere to physical distancing while sitting with the elderly and people with diseases Chronic.
The authority called for offering congratulations and blessings on the Eid to relatives and friends through electronic communication channels, not to exchange gifts and food between neighbors, and to refrain from distributing the Eid to children or even spending it from banks and circulating it among individuals during this period, and using electronic alternatives for that.
For its part, many Arab countries preempted Eid al-Fitr by announcing a set of decisions and measures aimed at preserving the safety and health of community members. It has beaches, parks and public gardens, during the days of Eid.
In turn, the Iraqi government announced the imposition of a comprehensive curfew during the coming days of Eid al-Fitr to prevent the outbreak of the new Corona virus, while Egypt decided to close shops, malls, theaters and cinemas from 9 pm from May 6 to 20 as a precaution to confront the pandemic. (WAM)


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