ANKARA: Well being authorities in 5 Arab nations confirmed new instances of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.
Tunisia’s Well being Ministry stated a 56-year-old man died from the virus in Sousse, south of capital Tunis, bringing the full deaths to 4.
The North African nation has reported a complete of 114 confirmed instances of the illness thus far.
In Lebanon, the Well being Ministry reported 29 new infections, taking the full coronavirus instances to 333.
Oman’s Well being Ministry additionally stated 15 new instances have been reported within the Gulf nation, bringing the full infections to 99.
4 new instances have been additionally registered in Kuwait, with the full instances of the illnesses reaching to 195.
In a press briefing, a spokesman for the Kuwaiti Well being Ministry stated 4 sufferers have recovered from the virus, bringing the full recoveries to 43.
Palestinian well being authorities additionally reported two new coronavirus instances, elevating the full infections to 62.
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After rising in Wuhan, China final December, coronavirus has unfold to not less than 170 nations and territories. The World Well being Organisation has declared the coronavirus outbreak a world pandemic.
The variety of confirmed instances worldwide has now surpassed 424,000 whereas the loss of life toll is sort of 19,000 and over 109,100 have recovered, in response to knowledge compiled by the US -based Johns Hopkins College.
Italy, China, Iran, and Spain proceed to be essentially the most affected nations.
Regardless of the rising variety of instances, most who contract the virus undergo solely delicate signs earlier than making a restoration.