The Health Ministry in the Saudi-backed government in Aden declared 36 new infections of coronavirus on Wednesday in Aden and many other regions under its control.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Yemen’s government-controlled provinces increased to 560 after 36 new infections were confirmed.
The death toll from the virus climbed to 129 in the government-controlled areas including the southern port city of Aden, while the number of recoveries remained at 23.
The Health Ministry in the Saudi-sponsored government said in a brief statement that during the past 24 hours, the number of recoveries in the government-controlled areas remained at 23 since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus on April 10.
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus on April 10, the Yemeni government has taken several measures to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, including imposing a partial nighttime curfew in Aden and other major cities under its control.