Syrian government records 40 new coronavirus infections

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The Ministry of Health of the Syrian government announced on Tuesday the recording of 40 new coronavirus infections in its held areas.

The official Facebook account of the ministry reported five recoveries.

The new infections were recorded as follows: 20 in Damascus, six each in Aleppo and Dire ez-Zor, four in Latakia, three in Rif Dimashq, and one in Hasakah. 

The total number of coronavirus infections in the Syrian government-controlled areas reached 56.604 confirmed cases, including 3.155 deaths and 52.896 recoveries.

Reporting by Fansa Temmo