The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Coronavirus in regime-held areas | Confirmed cases jumps to 50,000, while 2,670 die so far

Reliable medical sources in regime-controlled areas have informed SOHR that nearly 6,200 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the past few days, while 293 other cases died of the virus in the same period.

Meanwhile, most of the infection cases and deaths are still documented in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus and Rif Dimashq, amid disastrous medical situation. Moreover, regime authorities continue misinformation and keeping the real number of deaths and infection cases with coronavirus secret.

According to SOHR latest statistics, based on reports obtained from reliable medical sources in regime-controlled areas, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has reached nearly 49,700, of which 12,400  recovered, and 2,671 died. The cases are distributed across all Syrian provinces. However, most of the deaths and infections have been in Aleppo, Damascus and Rif Dimashq.