Society 20:32 16/03/2020 Armenia

The government launches unified information center to provide daily updates on coronavirus

A new unified information center has been created at the press service of the government. The center will hold daily press conferences to provide updates on the prevention of coronavirus spreading in the country, the government press service reported. The press conferences will be held at 12.00, 16.00 and 20.00 Yerevan time and will be aired live on Public TV Channel and the Government YouTube Channel.

It is noted that reporters accredited in the government press service can raise their questions during the press conferences as well as send their questions to the government Facebook page in advance.

To remind, the Armenian government is discussing the possibility of declaring a state of emergency in the country for one month in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Speaking at a special cabinet meeting on Monday, Minister of Justice Rustam Badasyan proposed declaring a state of emergency from March 16, 5pm local time, to April 16, 9am, arguing the spread of coronavirus poses threats to the constitutional order.



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