Coronavirus in north-western Syria | Number of deaths increases to four, and total number of infected people jumps to 451
SOHR activists have documented the death of an elderly man who was infected with the coronavirus in al-Bab town in north-eastern Aleppo countryside.
This brings the death toll to four. The breakdown is as follows: an elderly woman in Al-Dana town in Idlib countryside, another woman in Souran town in Aleppo countryside, a doctor in northern Aleppo countryside, and an elderly man in al-Bab.
Health authorities have recorded today 29 new coronavirus cases. 20 cases in rural Aleppo province, which is controlled by Turkish-backed factions. 9 cases in Idlib province, while four cases have recovered, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 118.
According to Observatory statistics, the number of confirmed cases, since July 9 to date, rose to 451, including medical staff and doctors.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored the spread of the pandemic among civilians in light of the deteriorating health situation and lack of health care in medical centers. The first case have been recorded in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour, as well as another one in the Sahel hospital in Khirbet al-Jawz, in addition to other places in Idlib countryside.