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Syria | UAE Medical and Food Aid Arrives in Damascus


A medical and food assistance aircraft dispatched by the United Arab Emirates arrived in Damascus International Airport on Thursday dawn.

The aircraft also carries amounts of medical assistance and equipment specialized for combating the coronavirus.

Health Ministry announced Wednesday that 120 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Syria, while 115 coronavirus patients recovered, and 10 passed away.

The Ministry said in a statement that the total number of coronavirus cases recorded in Syria has reached up to 19,761 till now, of which 13,549 patients recovered, while 1,342 passed away.

The first coronavirus case recorded in the country on March 22nd last year to a person who came from abroad, while the first fatality was recorded on 29th of the same month.