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Syria: UN continues cross-border humanitarian response amid COVID-19

Country: Syrian Arab Republic Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs The United Nations remains concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on people across Syria, whose health-care system has been decimated by almost a decade of war. Yesterday, the Syrian Ministry of Health announced that the total number of cases has reached 123, including 6 fatalities. Local authorities have reported six more cases in north-east Syria, including a death. No cases have been confirmed in the north-west. The World Health Organization (WHO) is leading UN preparation and mitigation measures across Syria. Support for increased testing in all governorates in Syria and reinforcing the country s limited laboratory and case investigation capacities are UN priorities. Read more on UNOCHA.


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