COVID-19 latest development in Middle East
Updated 19:48, 16-Apr-2020

COVID-19 latest development in Middle East

Iran reported 1,606 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 77,995. Iran also reported 92 new coronavirus deaths, bringing the death toll to 4,869. So far, 52,229 patients have recovered from the disease in the country.

Kuwait reported 119 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number to 1,524, among the newly infected patients, there are four Kuwaiti citizens who returned from Britain and the U.S., the health ministry said in a statement.

Israel on Thursday recorded a total of 12,591 COVID-19 cases with 140 deaths in the country, the total number of recoveries are now at 2,624. 

Lebanon confirmed a total of 663 cases of COVID-19 and 85 cases of recovery in the country on Thursday.