The mask regime that has been in force in Turkmenistan since the summer of 2020, will be partially canceled. From June 1 this year, medical masks will only need to be worn in all modes of transport and indoors. This was announced at today's meeting of the Government, the Information Program "Watan" of the Turkmen Television reported.
Specialists of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan came to this decision after a thorough study of the reports of the World Health Organization and analysis of media news about the weakening of the situation in the world caused by the pandemic, as a result of which a significant part of the states are gradually easing preventive measures, the information says.
At the meeting of the Government, it was also decided to hold meetings of the Extraordinary Commission of Turkmenistan for Combating the Spread of Diseases once a week.
Approving the submitted proposals, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov stressed the importance of continuing work in this direction, taking all preventive measures to ensure health and well-being of people.