Coronavirus | 16 new confirmed cases, and total number of infected people jumps to 131 in north-western Syria
Health authorities have recorded 16 new coronavirus cases, including 12 cases in Aleppo countryside controlled by Turkish-backed factions, and four cases in Idlib in HTS-held areas.
The number of recovery cases in north-western Syria has risen to 80.
According to Observatory statistics, the number of confirmed cases, since July 9 to date, rose to 131, including two doctors were residing in Turkey.
Breakdown of the cases is as follows: 53 cases, including medical staff in HTS-held areas in Idlib, parts of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia, and 76 cases in the areas controlled by Turkish-backed factions, north of Aleppo.
In August, SOHR documented the death of an elderly woman infected with the coronavirus in al-Dana town in Idlib countryside. Another case died in the town of Souran in the northern Aleppo countryside during the same month.