The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov claimed of not a single case of COVID-19 being detected in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic, but still cautioned people of virus threat aimed at the Omicron variant.
President Berdymukhamedov told Turkmenistan Today that a lot of work was done to prevent the spread of the virus.
“Comprehensive measures were taken in a timely manner to prevent the spread of the virus,” Berdymukhamedov added.
“We should not stop here, we have to immunize the unvaccinated people against the virus,” the President added.
He said as a result of such large-scale works, no positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified.
Meanwhile, the President said that the authorities should not relax as the world is scrambling with new Omicron strain.
Turkmenistan is the only one in Central Asia that has not yet detected a single case of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, per data of the Turkmenistan’s health ministry.
Previously, a team from the World Health Organization had visited Turkmenistan and tried to find out about the real epidemiological situation, but were unable to obtain any information.
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