Middle East reported that the COVID-19 epidemic in the Middle East continued to spread on the 1st, and many countries continued to deploy the marketing, procurement, production and vaccination of coronavirus vaccines.
According to the data of Iran’s Ministry of Health on the 1st, in the past 24 hours, there have been 6,286 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iran, with a total of 1,31429 confirmed cases; 114 new deaths, with a total of 55,337 deaths; and 6,669 new cured cases and 995,507 cured cases.
Iran’s Food and Drug Administration said on the same day that Iran will obtain a coronavirus vaccine through foreign procurement, World Health Organization channels, joint production with foreign countries, independent research and development and production. At present, Iran is cooperating with Cuba to test a vaccine developed by Iran.
According to the data released by Israel’s Ministry of Health on the 1st, there were 8,567 new confirmed cases on the same day, with a total of 428,510 confirmed cases; 38 new deaths, with a total of 3,356 deaths; and 5,773 new cured cases, with a total of 379,911 cured cases.
In addition, 18 new cases of mutant COVID-19 infection were found in the country on that day, of which 2 were imported from abroad and the rest were native infections. So far, the total number of mutant COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 23.
The Israeli Ministry of Health said on the 1st that more than 950,000 people have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus so far, accounting for 10.2% of the country’s total population.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health of Morocco on the 1st, there were 1,861 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country in the past day, with a total of 4393 confirmed cases, 407,504 cured cases and 7,388 deaths.
According to Moroccan media reports, the Moroccan government is studying the launch of two coronavirus vaccines in the country, and the results will be announced in the near future.
Algeria’s Ministry of Health announced on the 1st that there were 287 new confirmed cases in the country, with a total of 99,897 confirmed cases; 6 new deaths, with a total of 2,762 deaths; and a total of 67,455 cured cases.
The Afghan government said on December 31 last year that it would buy 500,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine from Russia for emergency vaccination in China in January this year.
The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported on the 1st that there were 902 new confirmed cases in Iraq on the same day, with a total of 596,193 confirmed cases; 11 new deaths, with a total of 12,824 deaths; and 1,976 new cured cases, with a total of 539,817 cured cases.
The Iraqi Ministry of Health issued a statement on the same day that in the second half of 2020, Iraq continued to improve its ability to fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic. The number of nucleic acid testing laboratories nationwide increased from 2 to 70, more than 60 temporary hospitals were opened, and more than 9,000 ventilators were added nationwide.
Some countries in the Middle East updated the cumulative number of confirmed cases on the 1st: Turkey, 222,855 in Saudi Arabia, 362,878, Jordan, 295, United Arab Emirates, 209,688, Lebanon,888, Palestine 156,815, Section 150,869 cases in Witt, 144042 cases in Qatar, 140,557 cases in Tunisia and 100,744 cases in Libya.