On Sunday, the Executive Council of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria issued Resolution No. 70 to close border crossings, which includes a number of measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The text of the decision stated the following:
All border crossings will be closed completely from Monday morning, 7-13-2020, completely.
2- As of the date of 7/13-2020, any humanitarian case entering the AA's areas will be subject to quarantine for a period of / 14 / days.
3- It is prohibited to enter funerals of the dead due to the Corona pandemic to the areas of Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria.
4- Maintaining social distancing in (places of worship, mourning tents, weddings, big meetings).
5- Students are excluded from this decision until the end of the exam period, while taking the necessary medical precautions and health measures.
This step by the self-administration comes after the outbreak of the virus significantly in the areas controlled by the Syrian government and neighboring countries.