Tough measures imposed in Gaza after new cases of COVID-19 infection

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The Gaza Strip authorities announced the introduction of a strict quarantine regime for a period of two days in connection with the identification of four new cases of coronavirus infection. This was reported by Reuters.

It is noted that all state and educational institutions, as well as shops, markets and mosques will be closed on the territory for two days. It is also reported that the source of the new infections was a woman who arrived in Gaza after a trip to the West Bank.

Also, a spokesman for the health ministry called on everyone who could visit a supermarket near a hospital in central Gaza to isolate themselves and immediately contact doctors.

On August 11, it was reported that Palestine congratulated Russia on the registration of the first coronavirus vaccine and expects to become one of the first countries to receive it.

On the same day, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of the first coronavirus vaccine in Russia. The drug developed by the Center. N. Gamalei and named “Sputnik V” by analogy with the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite in 1957, planned to register on August 12.

The first recipients of the Gamaleya Center vaccine will be health workers and the elderly. The effectiveness of the drug will be assessed based on the results of the formation of population immunity.

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