Middle East reported that the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic in some countries in the Middle East is serious, and the government has taken corresponding measures to prevent the epidemic from getting worse again.
According to the epidemic data released by the Iraqi Ministry of Health on the 25th, 2,438 new confirmed cases were reported on that day, with a total of 542,187 confirmed cases; 55 new deaths, with a total of 12,086 deaths; 2,270 new cured cases and 472,054 cured cases.
In response to the recent surge in cases in Mosul, the second largest city, the Iraqi Ministry of Health launched a community awareness campaign with the World Health Organization on the same day.
The WHO said that Mosul’s fragile health system was severely damaged in the war on terror three years ago and is now under the heavy pressure of the high rate of COVID-19 infection. The number of confirmed cases in the province of Nineveh, where Mosul is located, has increased by 36% in the past week compared with the previous week.
Data released by the Israeli Ministry of Health on the 25th showed that 43 new confirmed cases on that day, with a total of 331,678 confirmed cases; 4 new deaths, with a total of 2,826 deaths. According to media reports on the 25th, Prime Minister Netanyahu said that the law enforcement of epidemic restrictions must be strengthened.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said on the 25th that 1,720 new confirmed cases, 89,558 confirmed cases, 749 deaths and 72,658 cured cases on the same day. The epidemic situation in Pakistan is quite serious, and the number of new confirmed cases has remained high for many consecutive days. As a result, hospitals everywhere are extremely short of beds, and some patients have to lie in the corridor of the hospital for treatment.
The Algerian government said on the 25th that there were 1,025 new confirmed cases on that day, a total of 78,025 confirmed cases, 2,329 deaths, and a total of 50,772 cured. At present, the epidemic situation is serious, and the government is paying attention to the infection situation in schools and will issue relevant decisions at the appropriate time.
Kuwait added 422 new confirmed cases on the 25th, with a total of 141,217 confirmed cases, a total of 134,033 cured cases and 871 deaths. The Ministry of Health announced on the 24th that the Ministry of Health of Science and Technology has reached an agreement with Pfizer Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and German Biotechnology Company, and the two companies will start to provide the Coronavirus vaccine BNT162 to the Ministry of Health of Science and Technology at the end of this year. The vaccine will be given priority to vaccination to the nationals of the region.
The Iranian Ministry of Health said on the 25th that 13,843 new confirmed cases were recorded on that day, with a total of 894,385 confirmed cases, 46,207 deaths and 62,506 cured. Lehi, spokesman of Iran’s National Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters and Deputy Minister of Health, said that the government will continue to study measures such as flexible working hours to reduce the flow of people on public transportation to prevent and control the epidemic.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health said on the 25th that 326 new confirmed cases were confirmed on that day, with a total of 356,067 confirmed cases, 344,877 cured, 5,825 deaths, and 5,555 confirmed cases, including 724 severe cases.
According to the data of the Tunisian government on the 25th, 1,094 new confirmed cases were added on that day, with a total of 91,307 confirmed cases and 2,983 deaths. On the same day, Tunisian Health Minister Mahdi said that the number of COVID-19 deaths has increased recently.
There are currently 22 deaths from campus, and some students are more vulnerable to the virus due to lack of immunity. Despite the current steady number of hospitalized patients, the outbreak in 19 provinces is still above alert.