Ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays, Health Minister Tomaz Gantar is urging citizens to adhere to measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. In his letter, he states that until the vaccine is available, we will have to be very patient to ensure that there are as few casualties as possible and to minimize the economic damage that we will feel for a long time to come. “However, without action and strict adherence to the proposed measures, all this is simply not possible,” he said. “Among other things, he added that the protection measures are the result of professional orientation, not perhaps left or right politics or this or that.” another colored government.
As the Minister of Health said in his introduction today Tomaz Gantar, there are days ahead of us that we all look forward to every year, days that we want to spend with family, friends and everyone we love. “This is even more true for the Christmas and New Year holidays, because due to the measures we were forced to take to prevent the virus, we could not visit our loved ones and friends, let alone hug them,” the minister said.
A disease that takes thousands of lives every day
As Minister Gantar further pointed out, the Covid-19 pandemic affected the lives and health of people around the world. “The virus does not spare anyone, nor the choice of individuals, it has chosen the whole society. And covid-19 is a disease that takes thousands of lives every day, among the elderly and also among the young. We do not know enough about it, let alone its “far-reaching consequences,” he recalled.
He added that “every day we look forward to information about the possibility of effective and safe vaccination, which has saved many deadly diseases in the past, but until then we must be very patient to ensure that the victim of this disease is as small as possible.” that we are limiting the great economic damage that we will feel for a long time to come. “
“However, without action and strict adherence to the proposed measures, all this is simply not possible,” said Minister Gantar, recalling in the letter that the goal of protection measures is the same in all countries and around the world, we must limit each other contacts of immediate family and co-workers in the work environment, which prevents further spread of the virus. It is also essential to use protective equipment and to monitor hygiene measures.
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Non-compliance with minority measures
“It sounds simple and in fact it is, provided that we all respect them consistently. Without exception! Disrespect by the minority is to the detriment of the majority, which follows the instructions. Unfortunately, this also happens in our country, where practically identical measures “They are less efficient than elsewhere,” he said.
The Minister of Health points out that the proposed protection measures are a result of the previous experience of many countries and professional orientations, but not maybe the left or right policy or this or that colored government.
“Not in Slovenia and not elsewhere! The basis for them is laid by the professional public. Although it is obvious that in case of severe and sudden illness we will seek medical help, expert advice, still some think we can solve the epidemic and covid-19 in a different way, “the minister warned.
Gantar highlighted expertise as crucial, because that is what we need. “In our country, too, a large number of health workers are struggling daily with the control of the epidemic and with an average of 1,300 hospitalized patients with covid-19 per day in recent days,” the minister said, referring to the health situation in Slovenia.
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We have very little time to avoid disaster
“Our health workers and heavily overworked health workers work on the edge of their capacity and a very thin line separates us from the edge of the abyss. back and this way we avoid disaster. The choice is in our hands. We decide for ourselves how we will spend the upcoming holidays and the period when the appropriate vaccine will be available. Until then, we must all limit all unnecessary contacts and strictly follow preventive measures. “We know they work,” he said.
Finally, Minister Tomaz Gantar wrote that the end of the year is the time when we usually look back. “This year has been very difficult and I wish we could finish it with the knowledge that we have managed to work together and with the optimism that we will overcome all obstacles in the future,” he concluded.
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