Coronavirus situation updated in 4 Arab countries

By Cagri Kosak, Laith Al-jnaidi and Ali Semerci

ISTANBUL (AA) – Health officials in Jordan, Iraq, Oman, and Saudi Arabia confirmed more coronavirus infections and related deaths on Wednesday.

– Jordan

With 3,209 new infections and 57 deaths, the overall caseload rose to 695,390 including 8,429 virus-linked fatalities.

As many as 654,493 patients have won their battle against the virus.

– Iraq

Another 38 people died in the past 24 hours, pushing fatalities to 15,098.

With 8,696 new infections, the caseload rose to more than 1 million. A total of 877,309 recoveries have been recorded.

– Oman

Seventeen additional deaths, 1,077 new cases and 1,094 recoveries pushed totals in Oman to 183,770 infections, 1,926 related deaths, and 163,750 recoveries.

– Saudi Arabia

Twelve more deaths and 1,028 new cases were recorded in Saudi Arabia, bringing the tallies to 6,858 deaths and 408,038 infections, respectively. The Kingdom has registered 391,362 recoveries.

*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz in Ankara