February 26 that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in some countries in the Middle East. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said on the 26th that the recent pandemic situation in Palestine is worrying, and the mutant novel coronavirus has spread rapidly in Palestine.
Iran’s health authorities warned on the same day that if the level of people’s compliance with pandemic prevention norms continues to decline, the country may have a fourth peak in April.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said on the 26th that the recent Palestinian coronavirus pandemic is worrying, the number of new cases has increased, and the hospital bed use rate and the mortality rate of young people are high.
At present, the hospital bed use rate in the West Bank has risen to 58.6%, and the use rate of ventilators has risen to 62%, the highest level since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Of the recently randomly sampled 460 COVID-19 tests, medical experts from the Ministry of Health of Pakistan found 409 cases of mutant virus infection. On the same day, the Ministry of Health of Pakistan reported 1,55 new confirmed cases and a total of 204,815 confirmed cases; 11 new deaths, a total of 2,227 deaths; and a total of 186,992 cured cases.
Iran’s Ministry of Health reported on the 26th that from noon on the 25th to noon on the 26th, there were 8,103 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 1615,184 confirmed cases; 69 new deaths, 59,899 deaths; and 1,37922 cured cases.
Iranian health officials said on the same day that from the overall situation of the pandemic, if the level of people’s compliance with pandemic prevention norms continues to decline, Iran may have a fourth peak outbreak in April.
According to the data released by the Israeli Ministry of Health on the 26th, there were 2,738 new confirmed cases in the country, with a total of 769,971 confirmed cases; 9 new deaths, with a total of 5,694 deaths; 1,875 new cured cases, with a total of 72,382 cured cases.
The Ministry of Health said on the 26th that more than 4.65 million people have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, accounting for more than 50% of the country’s total population. Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel has intensified. The Ministry of Health said on the same day that the current R value of COVID-19 infections has risen to 0.97.
According to the data updated by the Moroccan Ministry of Health on the 26th, there were 386 new confirmed cases in the country, with a total of 482,514 confirmed cases; 8,598 deaths and 467,541 cured cases.
As of the 25th, more than 3.1 million Moroccans had been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Lebanon’s Ministry of Health announced on the 26th that there were 3,373 new confirmed cases nationwide, with a total of 369,675 confirmed cases; 50 new deaths, 4,610 deaths; and 285,050 cured cases.
Since the launch of the national coronavirus vaccination on the 14th, 40,000 people in Lebanon have been vaccinated.
Some other Middle Eastern countries updated the cumulative number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on the 26th: Turkey,683,971 cases in Turkey; 688,698 cases in Iraq; 385,160 cases in the United Arab Emirates; 383,912 cases in Jordan; 376,723 in Saudi Arabia; 189,046 cases in Kuwait; and 163,737 cases in Qatar; 132,458 cases in Libya.