Update: Coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria – week ending 13 September

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Our latest weekly report on the coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria:

  • Over 100 health-workers in NES confirmed to have coronavirus
  • Kurdish Red Crescent raises alarm over false sense of security
  • Health authorities try to overcome chronic under-testing
  • Corona cases in Jazira region, where most testing is concentrated, increase 122%
    week-on-week (82 to 182)
  • 10-fold increase in cases detected in Shehba (1 to 10), situation likely far graver
    due to chronic under-testing
  • Deir-ez-Zor is region in North and East Syria with the least individuals reached,
    per UN

Download the full report here, and contact Rojava Information Center for further comment and analysis.