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Ministry of Health calls on citizens to vaccinate against Covid-19
The Minister of Health has noticed an increase in Coronavirus cases, Deputy Minister of Health, Tawfiq Al-Darsi, declared, stressing that the situation is so far stable and public hospitals are in a state of full readiness.
In a press conference, Thursday, Al-Darsi stressed that the citizens should take the vaccinations and booster doses that are available in all vaccination centers, explaining that there is no protection from the virus except through prevention and vaccinations.
82 cases were recorded Wednesday out of 279 cases, that is 29%, including 10 cases that were admitted to intensive care unit, Al-Darsi added.
He warned of a fifth wave of Coronavirus, and urged commitment to social distancing, wearing masks and sterilization. He also instructed all government institutions to comply with Covid-19 precautionary measures.