Update: Coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria – week ending 20 September

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Our latest update on the coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria finds:

  • Total cases increased by 37% (840, 1151), and fatalities increased by 13% (46, 52)
  • Only the rate of recoveries decreased by 58%, last week there were 124 new recoveries, this week only 52 were recorded
  • 25 coronavirus cases confirmed among healthworkers (15% of total)
  • Of these, 50 (40% of cases among health workers) recorded in Heseke
  • Damascus-controlled crossings allow coronavirus to spread in Tabqa
  • Second case confirmed in al-Hol camp

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