July 13, Ashgabat, /Arzuw NEWS/. As a preventive measure against the spread of infectious diseases, a so-called "mask" regime has been introduced in Turkmenistan. Wearing protective masks in public places, as of today, is mandatory. This was reported to Arzuw NEWS by the operator "hotline"The Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan. Also, it is mandatory for all drivers of all vehicles, regardless of the form of ownership of the vehicle and the number of passengers.
Earlier, Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov shared strategic plans for the country during the pandemic. meeting with WHO mission experts. We are talking about the Plan of preparedness against acute infectious diseases, the Plan of operational measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition, together with the UN, a 3rd plan is being developed dealing with humanitarian issues.