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Syria - COVID-19 Response Update No.14

12,462 Total confirmed cases

6,098 Recoveries

781 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 in the beginning of February.

HIGHLIGHTS

-        As of 12 January, the Government of Syria Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced 12,462 COVID-19 cases in the GoS, including 6,098 recoveries and 781 deaths.

-        In northeast Syria (NES), 8,227 cases of COVID-19 have been reported as of 9 January.

-        In northwest Syria (NWS), 20,717 cases of COVID-19 have been reported as of 12 January.

-        Of the cases announced by the MoH, 282 are reported to be healthcare workers, largely in Damascus. In NWS upwards of 2,618 are healthcare and associated workers, and, 761 of confirmed cases in NES are healthcare workers.

-        Socio-economic impacts are exacerbating the already considerable humanitarian needs across the country.

-        There is an ever-increasing concern regarding the supply gap on medical equipment, consumables and supplies.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
13 Jan 2021
Document type: 
Situation Report
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Syria: Crisis 2011-2021