Latest on coronavirus outbreak in Middle East

Latest on coronavirus outbreak in Middle East

Iran's death toll from coronavirus has climbed to 3,993 with 121 more deaths. The country reported 1,997 new cases, bringing the total number to 64,586.

United Arab Emirates' capital Abu Dhabi announced on Wednesday that it will introduce 1,244 local government bidding projects worth 15 billion dirham (roughly 4.08 million U.S. dollars) in total to improve productivity and strengthen the supply chain impacted by the pandemic.

Qatar reported 153 new cases. A total of 2,210 cases have now been confirmed.

Kuwait registered 112 new cases, raising the total number to 855.

Pakistan reported 68 new cases, bringing the nationwide total to 4,072. Death toll in the country is 58.

Oman detected 48 new cases, with 419 total cases reported so far.