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Preventive measures against Covid-19 are needed, not instant screenings

Iztok neighbourhood in Kyustendil
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The full quarantine for the 12,000-strong Roma neighbourhood "Iztok" in the town of Kyustendil is extended until July 8, the Regional Crisis Headquarters announced after a meeting with the Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev. When there are outbreaks, there is a possibility of diffuse spread and of the virus exiting out of the outbreak. We had such local outbreaks in many places and we extinguished them within a week. Most of the tests that are currently being done are at the initiative of an employer, municipality or organization, which is not recommended because we find a picture that changes in just two days. In the opinion of Kunchev, it is currently better to take preventive measures to reduce the spread of the infection.

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