A new Covid-19 infection has been reported in south Syria

Health Ministry announced on Monday that a new Coronavirus infection has been registered in Syria's Sweida thus raising the total number of infections to 123.

It affirmed that the new patient is currently quarantined.

The ministry said that the total number of infections has so far reached 123, 46 of which have recovered while 5 have died.

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.

Basma Qaddour