COVID-19 in regime forces-held areas |Regime authorities still hide and lie about real numbers
SOHR has continued to monitor the issue of COVID-19 spread in the Syrian provinces that are under control of the Syrian regime, some trusted medical sources have recorded 140,000 infections and 1,389deaths of the pandemic in the past few days.
The Syrian regime still hides and lies about the true numbers by announcing daily dozens of deaths. The large number of deaths is registered as of lung disease amid spreading of the virus across Syria. The regime numbers contradict with announcement of full capacity of the intensive care in several areas, while the vaccination process continues with no high turnout till the moment over fears of bad storage of the vaccine.
According to SOHR statistics that depended on trusted medical sources within the areas under the control of the Syrian regime, confirmed COVID-19 cases have reached 6,490,000 including 6,000,000 recoveries and 47,042 deaths.
Meanwhile, Syrian Health Ministry said it has only recorded 50,310 cases and 2,901 deaths while recoveries hit 32,639.
Syrian Observatory documented COVID-19 death of 211 doctors in the areas under influence of the Syrian regime including 172 in 2020 who were documented by names by SOHR.