Health Ministry: 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Syria, raising the number of infections to 106

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Health Ministry announced on Monday that the number of coronavirus cases in Syria has risen to 106 after 20 new cases have been registered among the Syrians who have recently returned home from abroad.

According to the Ministry, among the new cases are 15 citizens who came back from Kuwait, 3 from Sudan, 1 from Russia and 1 from the UAE.

The ministry said that the total number of infections has so far reached 106, 41 of which have recovered while 4 have died.

No local coronavirus cases have been registered in Syria since the beginning of this month.

The first registered COVID-19 case was confirmed in Syria on March 22 for a patient who came from abroad, while the first death was registered on March 29.

Explosions heard in the occupied Syrian Golan

Sounds of explosions heard near the ceasfie line between Syrian-controlled territory and the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan
 
Israeli enemy fires flare bombs over the region, according to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel. 

Defense Minister conveys President al-Assad's congratulations to military personnel on Eid al-Fitr

On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Defense Minister Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub has visited several military positions in the southern region.
 
Accompanied by senior officers of the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces, Ayoub met with army personnel at their posts  and conveyed to them the best wishes of President Bashar al-Assad on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Russian person at Tartous port tests negative for Covid-19

Health Ministry asserted that the suspected case [Russian person] of Covid-19 at Tartous port tested negative.
 
The Ministry added in a statement on Sunday that first test of coronavirus, which was conducted on Saturday for the Russian person at Tartous port was positive, therefore the Ministry took a decision to prevent workers from leaving the port until conducting test for all the workers who communicated with the suspected case, indicating that the results of analyses were negative.

Heavy clashes break out among Turkish-backed terrorist groups in Syria

Scores of mercenaries affiliated to the Turkish regime were killed and injured during infighting between terrorists groups that exist in the countrysides of Aleppo and Idleb. 
 
According to local source,  fierce fighting broke out between the executive forces of al-Nusra Front and the terrorists, who occupy several areas in Ariha city in the southern Idleb countryside. 

Health Ministry reports 16 new infections, 4 more recoveries from Covid-19

The number of infections with coronavirus has risen to 86 as the Syrian Health Ministry declared today that 16 new cases have been reported aming the Syrian citizens, who recently came back home via Syrian flights from several countries. 
 
6 of the new cases were among the Syrians who came back from UAE, 2 from Sudan, 4 from Russia and 4 from Kuwait. 

Turkish regime's mercinaries burn agricultural fields of the area 20.000 dunums in Syria's Hasaka

Turkish regime's mercenaries burn agricultural fields in 6 towns in Hasaka province.
 
Local sources said that a group of Turkish regime's mercenaries set fire to several wheat and barley fields in the towns of Dawodeyeh, Malla Nori, Arisheh, Jameleyeh, Abdul Salam and Azezeyeh in the coutryside of Tal Tamer and Abo Raseen areas in Hasaka countryside.