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Health Ministry confirms 63 new coronavirus infections, 17 new recoveries and three deaths

DAMASCUS, (ST)- 63 new coronavirus cases have been detected, raising the total number of infections in Syria to 3104, the Health Ministry announced on Saturday.

17 recoveries as well as three deaths have also been confirmed, the ministry added in a statement, pointing out that of all the registered 3104 cases, 715 patients have recovered and 130 have died.

The first infection with COVID-19 in Syria was confirmed on March 22 for a person who came from abroad, while the first death was reported on the 29th of the same month.

UAE plane carrying medical aid on board arrives in Damascus International Airport

Damascus (ST): A UAE plane carrying medical aid on board arrived in Damascus International Airport this morning. The aid was offered by the UAE Red Crescent Committee to the Red Crescent Committee in Syria to help in confronting the coronavirus pandemic.

The aid includes 25 tons of medical equipment, prevention requirements and the lab tests related to the coronavirus infection. 

On August 30th, a plane arrived in Damascus International Airport carrying on board medicines and disinfection materials offered by the UAE Red Crescent Committee to its counterpart in Syria to help in confronting the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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75 new Coronavirus cases registered in Syria & 20 patients recover

Damascus (ST): The Ministry of Health said that  75 new Coronavirus infections have been registered in Syria,  20 patients have recovered while 4 others have died.

The new cases  bring the total number of Coronavirus infections in Syria to 2973, the number of the infections with the virus to 681 and the death cases to 124.

The first Coronavirus infection  in Syria was detected on March 22nd, while the first death resulting from the fatal virus  was reported on the 22nd of the same month.

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Number of Coronavirus infections in Syria climbs to 2703 as new cases detected

DAMASCUS, (ST)- 75 new Coronavirus cases have been detected in Syria, raising the number of infections to 2703, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Also, 15 patients have recovered and 3 have died, the ministry added.

614 patients have recovered and 109 have died since the spread of the pandemic in the country.

The first infection with COVID-19 in Syria was confirmed on Mar 22 while the first death was reported on the 29th of the same month.

Success of first bone marrow transplantation for a child in Syria

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Syrian medical sector has obtained a new medical achievement after the success of the first bone marrow transplantation for a Syrian child at Tishreen Military Hospital in Damascus.

This has been  achieved despite years of terrorist war on Syria, despite the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country and despite the challenges facing the medical sector because of the western sanctions.

 Taim Shaddoud, a 4 years old Syrian child, has suffered Aplastic Anemia. His sister, Leen, who is five and a half years old, revived his hope in recovery from this disease by donating part of her stem cells to her brother, according to Dr. Suleiman Suleiman, head of the Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit at the hospital.