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Syria - COVID-19 Response Update No.12

6,215 Total confirmed cases

2,357 Recoveries

317 Deaths

Source: Syrian Ministry of Health (MoH), *MoH data does not include areas outside of GoS control

This report is produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in collaboration with humanitarian partners. The next report will be issued on or around 30 November 2020.


As of 9 November, the Syrian Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 6,215 laboratory-confirmed cases, 317 fatalities, and 2,357 recoveries in Government of Syria (GoS)-controlled areas  
To date, 194 cases amongst healthcare workers (HCWs) in GoS-controlled areas have been reported
In northwest Syria (NWS), as of 3 November, 7,059 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported, including 42 deaths
In northeast Syria (NES), 4,978 cases were confirmed as of 3 November, including 758 recoveries and 133 deaths
Areas of concern: Densely populated areas, notably Damascus/Rural Damascus, Aleppo and Homs, and those living in camps and informal settlements in NES, collective shelters throughout the country, as well as other areas, including Deir-Ez-Zor, where hostilities may make ongoing sample collection more challenging

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
09 Nov 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Syria: Crisis 2011-2020