Syrians Massed On The Streets Of Damascus After A Month Of Quarantine
Residents of Damascus rushed to the streets after the partial lifting of restrictions imposed in connection with the coronavirus. The video from the scene was published by Russia Today in its Telegram channel.
The government has lifted the quarantine, and now residents of the capital can move freely around the city. However, some of the restrictions remained: it is allowed to work only from eight in the morning to five in the evening, stores were required to constantly disinfect. The country also has a curfew.
According to the latest data, 43 people infected with the coronavirus have been registered in Syria. Three people died and 21 patients were cured.
On March 22, the first case of coronavirus infection was recorded in Syria. However, on March 14, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that there are at least 113 people in Syria with suspected infections. The coronavirus was also detected in at least eight Iranian and Iraqi fighters fighting on the side of Damascus near the city of Deir Ez-Zor in the East of the country.