Syrian President Assad tests positive for COVID-19 : worldnewsMarch 9, 2021
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Winter storms have further exacerbated the situation and could enable the spread of COVID-19.A UN report on Syria from March 3 reported 15,696 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country.
The virus is widespread in Syria despite the relatively low numbers, according to the UN.”Overall, while official numbers remain relatively low, it is clear community transmission in Syria is widespread,” read the report.
There are unconfirmed reports that Israel provided Syria with vaccine doses in relation to a prisoner exchange between the two countries.