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.

 Hamda Mustafa