Press conference of the regional scientific committee in Monastir

Press conference of the regional scientific committee in Monastir

 As part of the monitoring of the epidemiological situation in the region, a press conference was organized this Thursday morning, June 24, 2021 at the headquarters of the State, during which the governor of Monastir Akram Al-Sebri presented the measures and decisions
the most important. which were approved at the last meeting of the regional committee to avoid and face disasters and organize relief, as well as present the latest indicators of the spread of the epidemic of the Corona virus in Monastir and the follow-up of the regional campaign of vaccination.

The governor of Monastir, in the presence of the regional director of health in Monastir and members of the regional scientific committee, confirmed that the decisions and measures announced yesterday result from the high rate of infection and the spread of the Corona virus in the state of Monastir, in particular during the last 14 days, in consultation with the members of the regional committee to avoid and cope with disasters and to organize the rescue and with the recommendation and opinion of the members of the regional scientific committee of Monastir, who warned of the gravity of the situation and the increasing rate of infection, especially at gatherings, weddings and funerals.
The governor of Monastir underlined the importance of registering for the vaccination system and ensuring to receive the vaccination doses on time in order to obtain collective protection as well as to respect health protocols to stop the spread of the virus. .
The governor reminded the authority of the recently announced procedures and decisions:
Ban on public and private parties and weddings
The Moorish baths and closed wedding rooms
Prohibition of all types of travel (leisure - cultural - reconnaissance and camping) from and to Monastir
Suspension of various activities, cultural and scientific events and festivals
Mandatory to wear masks in all departments, large commercial spaces, hospitals, private clinics and all public and private transport
Ban on mourning processions and funerals in cemeteries
The regional director of health, in the presence of the members of the regional scientific committee, presented some indicators, statistics and procedures that will be followed subsequently, in particular by considering, by the end of this week in the city of Saheleen, the possibility of '' organize a vast campaign of investigation and programming of a mobile team to vaccinate around 200 citizens over 60 years of age and over suffering from chronic diseases, considering that it has recorded more than 300 cases of infection out of 100,000 residents, as well as the organization of a large-scale investigation campaign in the town of Al-Baqala, which in turn recorded a high number of injuries.
It is reported that on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the Regional Directorate of Health recorded 261 cases of coronavirus and 2 deaths, as well as an increase in the general rate of infections in the state of 234 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. , Wardanin 274 wounded, Zermedeen 209 wounded, Bani Hassan 159 wounded, Jamal 270 wounded, Nabula 256 wounded, Maknin 176 wounded, Bakalta 302 wounded, Tablaba 153 wounded, Qasr Hilal 224 wounded, Kseiba Al-Madoni 276 wounded and fisherman Lamta Bouhajar 170 injured.
The regional vaccination campaign against Covid 19 in the region is also experiencing a gradual upward pattern, since the coverage rate for the first dose reaches 11.75% and 5.23% for the second dose. Monastir is the first nationally in the vaccination process, as the number of vaccinated with the first dose and to As of yesterday, Wednesday June 23 of this year, 70,665 are vaccinated, and the second dose is 31,445 vaccinated .