المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Coronavirus | Directorate of Education in Idlib to open schools next week, and 35 new infected cases in north-western Syria

The “Directorate of Education of Free Idlib” has issued a decision to open schools on the first day of next week, September 26th, while ensuring that preventive measures are taken to tackle the coronavirus.

This comes as the pandemic spreads in the areas of north-western Syria, amid poor health sector and the lack of medical supplies and equipment.

Health authorities have recorded today 35 new cases of coronavirus in north-western Syria, which is under the control of HTS and Turkish-backed factions in Aleppo and Idlib provinces.

According to Observatory statistics, the number of confirmed cases, since July 9 to date, rose to 760, including medical staff and doctors.

While 75 cases have been recovered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovery cases to 335.

This brings the number of the death toll to nine people. The breakdown of fatalities 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, an elderly man in al-Bab, a 50-year-old man in the city of Salqin in rural Idlib and four people in al-Bab town in Aleppo countryside.

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