Middle East reported that the novel coronavirus epidemic is still spreading in the Middle East, and some countries continue to promote vaccination. Iran launched a coronavirus vaccination on the 9th; Israel has vaccinated more than 3.57 million people, accounting for about 38.4% of its national population.
Iran’s coronavirus vaccination launch ceremony was held in a hospital in the capital Tehran on the 9th.
Iranian Health Minister Namaki said that medical staff in more than 600 hospitals in the country began to vaccinate on the same day, and the scope of vaccination will be gradually expanded after that, and the elderly and groups with basic diseases will be given priority.
On the 4th, a batch of Russian coronavirus vaccines arrived in Iran, which is the first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccines purchased by Iran.
According to the data of Iran’s Ministry of Health on the 9th, there were 7,640 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country on that day, with a total of 1481,396 confirmed cases; 89 new deaths and 58,625 deaths.
According to the data released by the Israeli Ministry of Health on the 9th, Israel added 6,574 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the same day, with a total of more than 700,000 confirmed cases, reaching 703,102; 31 new deaths, with a total of 5,202 deaths; 2,757 new cases were cured, with a total of 62,070 cured cases.
Israel launched the coronavirus vaccination on December 20, 2020.
According to the Ministry of Health on the 9th, more than 3.57 million people in Israel have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus so far, accounting for about 38.4% of its national population.
Lebanon’s Ministry of Health said on the 9th that there were 2,879 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 324,859 confirmed cases; 60 new deaths, with a total of 3,737 deaths; and a total of 215,559 cured cases.
The Ministry of Health of Lebanon said that it plans to inoculate 249,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine by the end of March, another 350,000 doses in the second quarter, and 800,000 doses in the third quarter. The first batch of about 28,000 doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine ordered by the Lebanese government will arrive on the 13th of this month, and the vaccination will start on the 14th.
According to the data of Morocco’s Ministry of Health on the 9th, there were 234 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 475,589 confirmed cases and 8,408 deaths.
As of the 8th, more than 550,000 Moroccans had been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
There are also some Middle Eastern countries updated the cumulative number of confirmed cases on the 9th: Turkey, 2548,195 cases in Iraq 6322, 5,657 cases in Iraq, 33,2603 cases in the United Arab Emirates, 218,564 in Tunisia, 172,996 cases in Kuwait, 1,55,002 in Qatar, and 136 in Oman. 187 cases, 125,561 cases in Libya and 109559 cases in Algeria.