المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Poor health situation in north-western Syria | 77 new confirmed coronavirus cases, and total number of infected people increases to 422

SOHR activists say that the number of infected cases has doubled in north-western Syria over the last few days. The pandemic has spread among civilians duo to the poor health situation and the lack of health care in medical centers.

Health authorities have recorded today 77 new coronavirus cases. 53 cases in rural Aleppo province, which is controlled by Turkish-backed factions. 24 cases in Idlib province, while 11 cases have recovered, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 114.

Yesterday, health authorities recorded 80 new coronavirus cases in north-western Syria

According to Observatory statistics, the number of confirmed cases, since July 9 to date, rose to 422, including medical staff and doctors.

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.

The “Salvation Government” has issued a circular demanding the closure of wedding halls, entertainment venues, public swimming pools, private educational institutes, stadiums and gyms, while restaurants must only offer delivery.

The “Salvation Government” has tasked ministries and public authorities to follow up on this circular according to the competence, to be implemented within 48 hours, and to come into effect as of its date and for a period of two weeks renewable depending on the circumstances and spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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