Nearly 90,000 new coronavirus cases in regime-held areas | 540 people die of the virus, while regime government starts vaccination process
As SOHR continues monitoring and tracking the escalating number of coronavirus cases and deaths in regime-held areas, reliable medical sources in regime-controlled areas have confirmed that nearly 89,000 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in the past few days, while 539 other cases died of the virus in the same period.
Meanwhile, regime authorities continue misinformation and keeping the real number of deaths and infection cases with coronavirus secret. Moreover, large number of deaths are claimed to be caused by pneumonia, despite the broad outbreak of the virus throughout Syria, especially with the intense care sections in Damascus has reached their full operational capacity.
On the other hand, the regime Ministry of Health has started the vaccination process, with no specific mechanism, as the ministry called on people who want to get vaccinated to register on their website.
According to SOHR latest statistics, based on reports obtained from reliable medical sources on the ground in regime-controlled areas, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached nearly 1,172,000, of whom 890,000 recovered, and 24,570 died.
It is worth noting that regime Ministry of Health’ official statistics announced 23,693 infections, of whom 1,693 people died and 20,483 recovered.
It is also worth noting that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of 211 doctors in the Syrian regime-held areas due to coronavirus, and they were documented by names, among them there were 172 doctors died in 2020.