The precautionary measures announced in Sana'a and Aden, despite their positive results, have introduced many Yemenis in a disturbing suspicion that there are cases of newly infected Coronavirus.
In conjunction with these measures, the most prominent of which was the suspension of studies in schools, universities and technical institutes, people circulated news about the presence of cases of corona in Sana'a and Aden alike.
These news, especially in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, have spoken of the presence of people infected with the deadly coronavirus, located inside Hospital 48 amid severe secrecy .. But medical sources categorically denied discovering any cases so far.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health in the Ansar Allah group (Houthis), Dr. Yusef Al-Hadiri, confirmed that "the situation is still under control and no cases have been discovered in the country yet."
Al-Hadi and in an interview with the Russian agency "Sputnik", on Sunday evening, said that "the recent measures taken by the Supreme Committee for Epidemic Control yesterday, Saturday, aim to guard against and control the situation so that the virus does not enter Yemen, especially since the epidemic has swept all the surrounding countries and more than 142 countries around the world".
He added: "The Yemeni people are satisfied with the precautionary decisions approved by the Supreme Committee for Combating Epidemics, foremost of which is the decision to stop the study, submit tests and close the Sana'a airport in front of the United Nations flights."
He pointed out that "the technical committee has established controls that apply to all arrivals to Yemen from affected countries where they are placed under house quarantine for 15 days, and not to go to work or school or other public places or social events, and that the return from traveling remains in a well-ventilated room There is a window that can be opened, and it should be separate from the rest of the house’s rooms, and that friends or family members provide him with food or medicine and put it at the door of the house or room next to the rest of the hygiene procedures. "
The World Health Organization, on 11 March classified the emerging coronavirus, which causes Covid 19, as a global epidemic, confirming that the numbers of infections are rising very quickly, with infections in its latest update reaching more than 140,000 in about 130 countries and regions around the world, and deaths More than 5 thousand, while the number of people recovered reached 69,645.