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24 Feb. 2020 / 09:31
Special measures taken at border crossing points to prevent coronavirus
A thermo-scanner was installed st the Chisinau International Airport, and today, the second one will be installed, where each traveler is subjected to thermometry to identify people who are at risk for coronavirus infection. For the personal protection of the border guards, gloves, masks and disinfectant solutions for hands were sent to the border crossing points, the Border Police reports.
`The Border Police is the first filter for detection, notification, prevention and control of the possible cases of infection with the symptoms of the disease of 'import' – Coronavirus. It has undertaken and will continue to implement all the necessary measures, within the competences, to exclude the risk of the cross-border transmission of biological danger, with negative impact on public health ”, reads a statement issued by the Border Police.
At the same time, maximum vigilance was requested from the border guards, who are in the first line of control. In this sense, if in the flow of travelers there are people who have symptoms of the disease (cough and breathing difficulties), they will be isolated in specially arranged rooms and the National Agency for Public Health will be announced about it.
The Border Police also urges the people who return to the country and have symptoms of the disease, to call the National Public Health Agency at 080012300.