The Cabinet is set to meet next week to take stringent preventive measures in a bid to stem a frightening surge in the coronavirus infections, an official source said Sunday.
Ahead of the Cabinet session, slated for Tuesday at Baabda Palace, the Higher Defense Council will meet on the same day at 9:30 a.m. to make a recommendation for a series of “severe preventive measures” against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the source told The Daily Star. The Defense Council’s recommendation will be later approved by the Cabinet, the source said.
Among these measures is the closure of some public places to avoid overcrowding and ensure that people comply with COVID-19 guidelines such as keeping physical distancing and wearing face masks, the source said.
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Source: The Daily Star