Health authorities in eight Arab countries confirmed new cases and deaths Sun
day from the novel coronavirus as the region continues to battle the pandemic.
Algeria’s Health Ministry said in a statement that six more people had died from COVID-19, bringing the country’s tally to 952.
The number of coronavirus cases reached 15,941 with 441 new infections in the last 24 hours while 311 more people recovered from the virus, bringing the total to 11,492.
Lebanon confirmed one more fatality from the virus, bringing the death toll to 36.
The number of coronavirus cases hit 1,873 with 18 new infections while seven people recovered, bringing the total to 1,311.
Morocco confirmed three more fatalities due to coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 235.
The country reported 393 more cases, taking the number of infections to 14,215.
A total of 9,725 people have recovered from the virus.
Palestine said the death toll from the virus stood at 20, while the number of cases had risen to 4,722 and 665 people have recovered.
Jordan reported 10 more COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the figure to 1,164.
A total of 10 people have died from the virus.
Tunisia said two more people tested positive for the virus, taking the number of infections to 1,188, with recoveries totaling 1,048.
The death toll from the disease stands at 50.