The total number of COVID-19 cases in Yemen’s government-controlled provinces increased to 992 on Tuesday, as 25 new cases were confirmed.
The Health Ministry in the internationally recognized government said in a brief press statement that during the past 24 hours, the number of recoveries in the government-controlled areas increased to 356 since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus on April 10.
Also, the government announced that the death toll from the deadly respiratory disease climbed to 261 in different areas under its control, including the southern port city of Aden.
Hadi government called on donors and relevant international humanitarian organizations to provide support to help contain the pandemic.
Meanwhile, official source in Sana’a government said that the capital Sana’a witnessed a decrease in the outbreak of the Corona epidemic, compared to the escalating risks of spreading the disease in the countryside.
“In the past two weeks, dozens of citizens have died in and outside Sana’a with corona-like symptoms,” health source said.
“However, the number of the cases in the governorates of the Salvation Government remained much less than that in the areas of Hadi Government control,” He added.
“Supreme Committee to Combat the Coronavirus in Aden” announced that it recorded 900 cases and nearly 200 of them died from the virus from late last April until the middle of this week.