Samvel Hovhannisyan, head of the Family Medicine Chair of the National Institute of Health told NEWS.am three simple rules that should be taken to reduce a spike in COVID-19 cases in Armenia in two weeks.
The rules are as follows: social distancing, wearing masks, and disinfecting hands.
According to the expert, people are not serious enough about the requirement to wear masks, and yet this is an important anti-epidemiological measure.
"Some people only wear masks when they see police officers," he noted.
According to him, people should understand that wearing a mask is a kind of mutual responsibility.
He added that many people today complain that it is difficult for them to breathe in masks. "Surgeons can operate in a mask for 7-8 hours," the specialist added.
According to him, if people follow these three rules then the COVID-19 spread in Armenia can be reduced in just two weeks.