Baghdad - INA
Today, Sunday, the Ministry of Defense announced a security directive to isolate areas affected by the Coronavirus to limit its spread.
Ministry spokesman Colonel Yahya Rasoul said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "There is a security trend by the ministries of Defense, Interior and Intelligence to isolate the affected areas to reduce the spread of the virus," stressing that "this matter is determined by the Ministry of Health so that there are no hotspots for outbreaks The epidemic. "
He added that "the security forces from the army, police and national security, under the supervision and supervision of the Minister of Defense and the Army Chief of Staff, are in a state of security alert to confront the Corona virus."
He pointed out that "the Military Intelligence Directorate and the Ministry of Defense carried out expedition campaigns for some areas, in addition to distributing food baskets to needy families."