Syria Country Office COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Flash Update #5

Publication Date: July 2020
Author: UNFPA Syria

Download

As of July 7, 2020, the Syrian Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported 372 COVID-19 cases across Syria: 232 active, 126 recoveries and 14 registered deaths.

The first positive case was announced on 22 March 2020, with the first fatality reported on 29 March 2020. Although no movement restrictions have been imposed in  Syria  recently,  the  Syrian  government  is  still  taking  active  steps  towards  ensuring  that  precautionary measures are followed in public service facilities and universities. The ongoing economic crisis has exacerbated humanitarian needs of the more than 11 million people across Syria in need. The poverty rate is over 90 percent.

This report covers UNFPA's COVID-19 response in Syria for the period 1-30 June 2020.

Related content

Resources
Regional Highlights The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region surpassed one million during October. A total of 1,047,124 confirmed cases and 24,997 deaths (CFR 2.4%) have been recorded since the first case was confirmed on 5th March 2020.  South Africa still has...
Resources

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world; further deteriorating in 2020, driven by an escalating conflict, collapsing economy, a depreciating currency; exacerbated by torrential rains and flooding, COVID-19 and a fuel crisis. An estimated 24.1 million...

News
"Standing in the dark was a person asking for my help – a baby was being born,” Shirin said. It was the start of the greatest challenge she had ever faced as a midwife.

Pages

We use cookies and other identifiers to help improve your online experience. By using our website you agree to this. To learn more, including how to change your settings, see our cookies policy.

X