Coronavirus | 23 new confirmed cases in north-western Syria, and total number of infected people rises to 213
Health authorities have recorded 23 new coronavirus cases in north-western Syria. Breakdown of the cases is as follows: 14 in al-Bab city, one in Azaz, two in Afrin, six in Idlib, one of which in Ariha.
The total number of recovery cases has risen to 87.
According to Observatory statistics, the number of confirmed cases, since July 9 to date, rose to 213, including two doctors were residing in Turkey.
Breakdown of the cases is as follows: 71 cases, including medical staff in HTS-held areas in Idlib, parts of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia, and 140 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.
The Syrian Observatory had documented the death of a doctor who was infected with the coronavirus in northern Aleppo countryside, which is under the control of Turkish-backed factions.